senate Bill S8949

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides for the declination of a designation as a candidate or nomination for a party position under special circumstances

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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
May 02, 2022 signed chap.178
delivered to governor
returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.92
substituted for a10135
referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.932
Apr 29, 2022 referred to rules

S8949 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10135
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6-146, El L

S8949 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the declination of a designation as a candidate or nomination for a party position where the person so nominated or designated has been arrested or charged with one or more state or federal misdemeanors or felonies, or convicted of a crime after designation.

S8949 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8949 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8949
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 29, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. KRUEGER -- (at request of the Governor) -- 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 providing for the
   declination of a designation as a candidate or nomination for a  party
   position under special circumstances

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 6-146 of the election law is amended  by  adding  a
 new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
   7.  A  PERSON  DESIGNATED  AS  A CANDIDATE FOR NOMINATION OR FOR PARTY
 POSITION, OR NOMINATED FOR AN OFFICE, MAY, IN A CERTIFICATE  SIGNED  AND
 ACKNOWLEDGED  BY  SUCH  PERSON  AND  FILED NO LATER THAN THE LAST DAY TO
 CERTIFY THE BALLOT PURSUANT TO SECTION 4-110 OR SECTION  4-112  OF  THIS
 CHAPTER,  DECLINE  THE  DESIGNATION  OR  NOMINATION  UNDER THE FOLLOWING
 CIRCUMSTANCES:
   (A) WHERE THE PERSON SO NOMINATED OR DESIGNATED HAS BEEN  ARRESTED  OR
 CHARGED  WITH  ONE  OR MORE MISDEMEANORS OR FELONIES BY THE FILING OF AN
 ACCUSATORY INSTRUMENT IN A STATE COURT AT ANY TIME AFTER  SUCH  PERSON'S
 DESIGNATION OR NOMINATION; OR
   (B)   WHERE THE PERSON SO NOMINATED OR DESIGNATED HAS BEEN ARRESTED OR
 CHARGED WITH ONE OR MORE MISDEMEANORS OR FELONIES BY  THE  FILING  OF  A
 CRIMINAL  COMPLAINT,  INFORMATION  OR INDICTMENT IN FEDERAL COURT AT ANY
 TIME AFTER SUCH PERSON'S DESIGNATION OR NOMINATION; OR
   (C) WHERE THE PERSON SO NOMINATED OR DESIGNATED HAS BEEN CONVICTED  OF
 ONE  OR  MORE MISDEMEANORS OR FELONIES UNDER STATE OR FEDERAL LAW AT ANY
 TIME AFTER SUCH PERSON'S DESIGNATION OR NOMINATION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD12046-02-2


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