|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 10, 2021||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.313
substituted for s4380
|Feb 10, 2021||substituted by a4686|
|Feb 09, 2021||ordered to third reading cal.313|
|Feb 04, 2021||referred to rules|
senate Bill S4380
Current Bill Status Via A4686 - Passed Senate & Assembly
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4380 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Election Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §6-142, El L
S4380 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4380 SPONSOR: MANNION TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to the number of signa- tures for independent nominating petitions; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of the bill is to amend the petition signature threshold for independent nominating petitions in 2021. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends Section 6-142 of the Election Law by reducing the mini- mum number of signatures required for independent nominating petitions. Section 2 is the effective date.
S4380 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4380 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 4, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MANNION -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to the number of signa- tures for independent nominating petitions; 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 6-142 of the election law, as amended by chapter 79 of the laws of 1992, subdivision 1 as amended by section 9 of part ZZZ of chapter 58 of the laws of 2020 and paragraph (d-1) of subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 418 of the laws of 1993, is amended to read as follows: § 6-142. Independent nominations; number of signatures. 1. An inde- pendent nominating petition for candidates to be voted for by all the voters of the state must be signed by at least forty-five thousand voters, or one percent of the total number of votes, excluding blank and void ballots, cast for the office of governor at the last gubernatorial election, whichever is less, of whom at least five hundred, or one percent of enrolled voters, whichever is less, shall reside in each of one-half of the congressional districts of the State. 2. An independent nominating petition for the nomination of candidates for an office to be filled by the voters of any other political unit must be signed by voters numbering [five] TWO AND ONE-HALF per centum of the total number of votes cast for governor at the last gubernatorial election in such unit, excluding blank and void votes, except that not more than [three thousand five hundred] ONE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY signatures shall be required upon any such petition for any office to be filled in any political subdivision of the state wholly outside the city of New York, and not more than the following numbers of signatures shall be required upon any such petition for the following public offices respectively: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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