Bill Text: NY S05428 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Amended

Bill Title: Relates to obtaining written acceptance from candidates for certain county committees; requires written acceptance, duly acknowledged, from such candidates to be so designated to be filed within ten days of designating petitions for certain county committee candidates.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-06-20 - COMMITTED TO RULES [S05428 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S05428-Amended.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK

            Cal. No. 850

                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                    IN SENATE

                                     April 30, 2019

        Introduced  by  Sen.  MYRIE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Elections  --  reported
          favorably  from  said  committee,  ordered to first and second report,
          ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered  reprinted,  retaining
          its place in the order of third reading

        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  election  law, in relation to obtaining written
          consent from candidates for certain county committees

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section  1.  Section  6-134 of the election law is amended by adding a
     2  new subdivision 14 to read as follows:
     3    14. In the case of a designating petition for election  to  the  party
     4  position  of member of a county committee located within a city having a
     5  population of one million or more, a candidate's written  acceptance  to
     6  be  so designated, duly acknowledged, shall be delivered to the board of
     7  elections within ten days of the filing of such designating petition.
     8    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.