senate Bill S1644

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to absentee voting by residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 16, 2021 signed chap.279
Jul 12, 2021 delivered to governor
Apr 27, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
Apr 19, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.208
substituted for a6220
Jan 26, 2021 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 25, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.135
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 14, 2021 referred to elections

S1644 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6220
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8-407, El L

S1644 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to absentee voting by residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities; provides that inspectors of the board of elections shall not physically deliver ballots to residents of such facilities.

S1644 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1644 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1644
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  COONEY -- 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  absentee  voting  by
   residents  of  nursing  homes and other long-term care facilities; and
   providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  8-407 of the election law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision 16 to read as follows:
   16. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS SECTION TO THE CONTRA-
 RY, INSPECTORS OF THE BOARD SHALL NOT  ATTEND  AND/OR  VISIT  FACILITIES
 COVERED  UNDER THIS SECTION, AND SHALL NOT PHYSICALLY DELIVER BALLOTS TO
 RESIDENTS  OF  SUCH  FACILITIES  IN-PERSON  FOR  PRIMARY  ELECTIONS   OR
 ELECTIONS  HELD  ON OR PRIOR TO DECEMBER FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE.
 BOARDS OF ELECTIONS SHALL MAIL OR DELIVER  ABSENTEE  BALLOTS  TO  VOTERS
 RESIDING  IN  SUCH FACILITIES IN THE SAME MANNER AS ABSENTEE BALLOTS ARE
 DELIVERED TO OTHER ABSENTEE VOTERS PURSUANT TO THIS TITLE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall  expire  January
 1,  2022  when upon such date the provisions of this act shall be deemed
 repealed.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08507-02-1


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