Bill Text: NY A06713 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Requires a new party to file a certificate following the election at which the party obtains party status.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-15 - referred to election law [A06713 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A06713-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     March 15, 2019
        Introduced  by  M.  of A. GALEF, LIFTON -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Election Law
        AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation  to  filing  name  of  new
          political party
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section  2-124  of  the  election  law  is
     2  amended to read as follows:
     3    1.  The  state  committee of a party shall select a name and emblem to
     4  distinguish the candidates  of  the  party  for  public  office  in  all
     5  districts  of the state, and shall file in the office of the state board
     6  of elections, a certificate executed  by  its  chairman  and  secretary,
     7  setting  forth the name and showing the emblem so selected.  A new party
     8  shall file such first certificate not later than the last day of  Febru-
     9  ary  following  the election at which the party obtains party status and
    10  shall take effect upon filing. Any other certificate filed changing  the
    11  name  of  a party shall take effect on the last day of January after the
    12  next gubernatorial election.
    13    § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January after it shall
    14  have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.