Bill Text: NY A02687 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Relates to ballots for absentee voters.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-1)

Status: (Passed) 2019-12-10 - signed chap.615 [A02687 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A02687-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 24, 2019
        Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Election Law
        AN  ACT  to  amend the election law, in relation to ballots for absentee
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision 1 of section 7-122 of the
     2  election law, as amended by chapter 234 of the laws of 1976, is  amended
     3  to read as follows:
     4    (a) Ballots for absentee voters shall be, as nearly as practicable, in
     5  the  same  form as those to be voted in the district on election day, if
     6  any, except [that ballots for primary elections  shall  omit  the  party
     7  position  of  ward,  town,  city or county committee and except further]
     8  that such ballots need not have a stub, and shall have the words "Absen-
     9  tee Ballot", endorsed thereon.
    10    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.