senate Bill S360

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes ballot by mail by removing cause for absentee ballot voting

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 11, 2021 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.3
reported and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2021 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 06, 2021 referred to judiciary

Votes

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Jan 11, 2021 - Judiciary committee Vote

S360
11
3
committee
11
Aye
3
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Judiciary Committee Vote: Jan 11, 2021

aye wr (1)

Jan 11, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S360
17
4
committee
17
Aye
4
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S360 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 2 §2, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4456
2017-2018: S840
2019-2020: S871, S1049

S360 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes ballot by mail by removing cause for absentee ballot voting.

S360 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S360 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    360
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. COMRIE, ADDABBO, BAILEY, BENJAMIN, BIAGGI, BRESLIN,
   BROOKS, FELDER,  GAUGHRAN,  GIANARIS,  GOUNARDES,  HARCKHAM,  HOYLMAN,
   JACKSON,  KAMINSKY,  KAPLAN,  KAVANAGH,  KENNEDY,  KRUEGER,  LIU, MAY,
   MAYER, MYRIE, PARKER, PERSAUD, RAMOS, RIVERA, SALAZAR, SANDERS,  SAVI-
   NO,  SEPULVEDA, SERRANO, SKOUFIS, STAVISKY, STEWART-COUSINS, THOMAS --
   read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
   the Committee on Judiciary
 
             CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY
 
 proposing an amendment to section 2 of article 2 of the constitution, in
   relation  to authorizing ballot by mail by removing cause for absentee
   ballot voting
 
   Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That section 2 of  arti-
 cle 2 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
   §  2.  The legislature may, by general law, provide a manner in which,
 and the time and place at which, qualified voters [who,  on  the  occur-
 rence  of any election, may be absent from the county of their residence
 or, if residents of the city of New York, from the city,  and  qualified
 voters  who,  on the occurrence of any election, may be unable to appear
 personally at the polling place because of illness or physical disabili-
 ty,] may vote and for the return and  canvass  of  their  votes  IN  ANY
 ELECTION.
   §  2.  Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the foregoing amendment
 be submitted to the people for approval at the general  election  to  be
 held  in the year 2021 in accordance with the provisions of the election
 law.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD89075-01-1

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