senate Bill S7819

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to special elections to fill vacancies in the state senate and assembly

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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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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 18, 2022 signed chap.164
delivered to governor
Jan 20, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.47
substituted for a8785
Jan 19, 2022 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 18, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.183
Jan 12, 2022 referred to rules

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S7819 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8785
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §42, Pub Off L (as proposed in S.7227 & A.8028); amd §§4-112, 4-114, 6-120, 6-154, 6-158, 8-600, 10-108 & 16-102, El L

S7819 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to special elections to fill vacancies in the state senate and assembly and certain deadlines with regard to such special elections.

S7819 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7819 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7819
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 12, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MYRIE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the  public  officers  law  and  the  election  law,  in
   relation  to  special  elections to fill vacancies in the state senate
   and assembly
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Subdivision 3 of section 42 of the public officers law, as
 amended by a chapter of the laws of 2021, amending the  public  officers
 law relating to the dates by which the governor may make proclamation of
 a  special  election to fill certain offices, as proposed in legislative
 bills numbers S. 7227 and A. 8028, is amended to read as follows:
   3. Upon the failure to elect to any office, except that of governor or
 lieutenant-governor, at a general or special  election,  at  which  such
 office is authorized to be filled, or upon the death or disqualification
 of  a  person  elected  to  office before the commencement of his or her
 official term, or upon the occurrence  of  a  vacancy  in  any  elective
 office  which  cannot be filled by appointment for a period extending to
 or beyond the next general election at which a  person  may  be  elected
 thereto, the governor shall, UNLESS OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR BY AUTHORIZED
 LOCAL  LAW,  RESOLUTION  OR  ORDINANCE,  make  proclamation of a special
 election to fill such office within ten days  of  the  occurrence  of  a
 vacancy,  specifying  the district or county in which the election is to
 be held, and the day thereof, which shall be: a. not less  than  seventy
 nor  more  than  eighty days from the date of the proclamation to fill a
 vacancy in the office of a representative in congress OR FOR  A  VACANCY
 IN  ANY OTHER OFFICE THAT IS NOT IN THE STATE SENATE OR ASSEMBLY; and b.
 not less than forty days nor more than fifty days from the date  of  the
 proclamation to fill a vacancy in [any other office] THE STATE SENATE OR
 ASSEMBLY,  PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE GOVERNOR MAY ISSUE A PROCLAMATION
 TO FILL ANY SUBSEQUENT VACANCY IN THE STATE SENATE OR ASSEMBLY  FOR  THE
 SAME  DATE  AS  ANY PREVIOUSLY SCHEDULED SPECIAL ELECTION AS LONG AS THE
 PROCLAMATION IS ISSUED AT LEAST THIRTY DAYS BEFORE THE OCCURRENCE OF THE
 SPECIAL ELECTION.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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