senate Bill S1705A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes party designations and nominations for all elections to be made via video teleconference or web conference

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 03, 2021 referred to election law
returned to assembly
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Jan 26, 2021 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 25, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.136
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 20, 2021 print number 1705a
Jan 20, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to elections
Jan 14, 2021 referred to elections

S1705 - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§15-108, 6-202 & 6-100, El L

S1705 - Summary

Authorizes party designations and nominations for elections to be made via video teleconference or web conference upon notice to the members of the respective committee and allows certificates of designation or nomination to be executed in separate acts by the signatories.

S1705 - Sponsor Memo

S1705 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1705
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HINCHEY -- 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  party
   designations  and  nominations  for  village  elections to be made via
   video teleconference or web conference; 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 15-108 of the election law is amended by  adding  a
 new subdivision 11 to read as follows:
   11.  IN ADDITION TO ANY MANNER OF NOMINATION OR DESIGNATION UNDER THIS
 SECTION, ALL PARTY DESIGNATIONS AND NOMINATIONS PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE
 MAY ALSO BE MADE VIA TELECONFERENCE OR WEB CONFERENCE UPON NOTICE TO THE
 MEMBERS OF THE RESPECTIVE COMMITTEE BY MAIL, EMAIL,  TEXT  OR  TELEPHONE
 CALL  AT  LEAST  SEVENTY-TWO  HOURS  BEFORE SUCH MEETING. NOMINATIONS OR
 DESIGNATIONS PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL ALSO BE PUBLISHED, POST-
 ED, AND OTHERWISE NOTICED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUCH REQUIREMENTS  IN  THIS
 SECTION.    CERTIFICATES OF DESIGNATION OR NOMINATION, MINUTES, AUTHORI-
 ZATIONS AND/OR ACCEPTANCES MAY BE  EXECUTED  IN  SEPARATE  ACTS  BY  THE
 SIGNATORIES  THERETO  AND  WHERE ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS OR OATHS ARE REQUIRED,
 THEY MAY BE PERFORMED OR ADMINISTERED REMOTELY AND PURSUANT TO EXECUTIVE
 ORDER 202.7 OF 2020 ALLOWING NOTARIZATIONS TO BE PERFORMED USING  COMMU-
 NICATION TECHNOLOGY.
   §  2.  Section  6-202  of  the election law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 6 to read as follows:
   6. IN ADDITION TO ANY MANNER OF NOMINATION OR DESIGNATION  UNDER  THIS
 SECTION,  ALL  PARTY DESIGNATIONS AND NOMINATIONS PURSUANT TO THIS TITLE
 MAY ALSO BE MADE VIA TELECONFERENCE OR WEB CONFERENCE UPON NOTICE TO THE
 MEMBERS OF THE RESPECTIVE COMMITTEE BY MAIL, EMAIL,  TEXT  OR  TELEPHONE
 CALL  AT  LEAST  SEVENTY-TWO  HOURS BEFORE SUCH MEETING.  NOMINATIONS OR
 DESIGNATIONS PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL ALSO BE PUBLISHED, POST-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S1705A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§15-108, 6-202 & 6-100, El L

S1705A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes party designations and nominations for elections to be made via video teleconference or web conference upon notice to the members of the respective committee and allows certificates of designation or nomination to be executed in separate acts by the signatories.

S1705A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1705A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1705--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HINCHEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Elections  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  election  law, in relation to authorizing party
   designations and nominations for elections to be made via video  tele-
   conference  or  web  conference;  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 15-108 of the election law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision 11 to read as follows:
   11. IN ADDITION TO ANY MANNER OF NOMINATION OR DESIGNATION UNDER  THIS
 SECTION, ALL PARTY DESIGNATIONS AND NOMINATIONS PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE
 MAY  ALSO BE MADE VIA AUDIO TELECONFERENCE OR WEB CONFERENCE UPON NOTICE
 TO THE MEMBERS OF THE RESPECTIVE COMMITTEE BY MAIL, EMAIL, TEXT OR TELE-
 PHONE CALL AT LEAST SEVENTY-TWO HOURS BEFORE SUCH MEETING.  SUCH  NOTICE
 MUST  INCLUDE  INSTRUCTIONS TO PARTICIPANTS ON HOW TO ACCESS THE MEETING
 BY SUCH VIDEO OR TELECONFERENCE.  NOMINATIONS OR  DESIGNATIONS  PURSUANT
 TO  THIS  SUBDIVISION  SHALL  ALSO  BE  PUBLISHED, POSTED, AND OTHERWISE
 NOTICED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUCH REQUIREMENTS IN THIS SECTION.    CERTIF-
 ICATES  OF  DESIGNATION  OR  NOMINATION,  MINUTES, AUTHORIZATIONS AND/OR
 ACCEPTANCES MAY BE EXECUTED IN SEPARATE ACTS BY THE SIGNATORIES  THERETO
 AND  WHERE ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS OR OATHS ARE REQUIRED, THEY MAY BE PERFORMED
 OR ADMINISTERED REMOTELY AND PURSUANT TO EXECUTIVE ORDER 202.7  OF  2020
 ALLOWING NOTARIZATIONS TO BE PERFORMED USING COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY.
   §  2.  Section  6-202  of  the election law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 6 to read as follows:
   6. IN ADDITION TO ANY MANNER OF NOMINATION OR DESIGNATION  UNDER  THIS
 SECTION,  ALL  PARTY DESIGNATIONS AND NOMINATIONS PURSUANT TO THIS TITLE
 MAY ALSO BE MADE VIA AUDIO TELECONFERENCE OR WEB CONFERENCE UPON  NOTICE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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