|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to elections|
|Jan 11, 2021||referred to elections|
senate Bill S1344
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1344 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1344 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1344 SPONSOR: MAY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to authorizing and direct- ing the state board of elections to create an online petitioning system for designating petitions PURPOSE: To create an online system for the submission of designating petitions for candidates seeking elected office in the state. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: adds a new section 6-136-a to the Election Law authorizing the state board of elections to develop an online system for qualified voters to submit designating petitions for candidates for all statewide elections, legislative offices, and local elections. This system must be integrated with county boards of elections, provide for the trans-
S1344 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1344 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 11, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MAY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to authorizing and direct- ing the state board of elections to create an online petitioning system for designating petitions THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The election law is amended by adding a new section 6-136-a to read as follows: § 6-136-A. ONLINE PETITIONING SYSTEM FOR DESIGNATING PETITIONS. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, IN COOPERATION WITH COUNTY BOARDS OF ELECTION, IS AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO PROVIDE A SYSTEM FOR QUALIFIED VOTERS TO SIGN A DESIG- NATING PETITION FOR A CANDIDATE BY WAY OF A SECURE INTERNET PORTAL. SUCH SYSTEM SHALL: (A) PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION OF DESIGNATING PETITIONS FOR CANDIDATES FOR THE FOLLOWING OFFICES: (I) UNITED STATES SENATE; (II) UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES; (III) NEW YORK STATE GOVERNOR; (IV) NEW YORK STATE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR; (V) NEW YORK STATE COMPTROLLER; (VI) NEW YORK STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL; (VII) NEW YORK STATE SENATE; (VIII) NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY; (IX) COUNTY OFFICES; (X) TOWN OFFICES; (XI) CITY OFFICES; (XII) VILLAGE OFFICES; AND (XIII) SCHOOL BOARDS. (B) BE INTEGRATED WITH COUNTY BOARDS OF ELECTIONS; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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