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AB5951 Text:

                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
       ________________________________________________________________________

                                         5951

                              2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                                 I N  A S S E M B L Y

                                     March 9, 2015
                                      ___________

       Introduced by M. of A. KAVANAGH -- read once and referred to the Commit-
         tee on Election Law

       AN  ACT  to amend the election law, in relation to nominating and desig-
         nating petitions and certificates

         THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
       BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

    1    Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section 6-158 of the election law, as
    2  amended by chapter 434 of the laws  of  1984,  is  amended  to  read  as
    3  follows:
    4    2.  A  certificate of acceptance or declination of a designation shall
    5  be filed not later than the fourth day after the last day to  file  such
    6  designation,  EXCEPT  THAT  A  CANDIDATE WHO FILES SUCH A CERTIFICATE OF
    7  ACCEPTANCE FOR AN OFFICE FOR WHICH THERE HAVE BEEN FILED CERTIFICATES OR
    8  PETITIONS DESIGNATING MORE THAN ONE CANDIDATE FOR THE NOMINATION OF  ANY
    9  PARTY,  MAY  THEREAFTER FILE A CERTIFICATE OF DECLINATION NOT LATER THAN
   10  THE SEVENTH DAY AFTER THE PRIMARY ELECTION.
   11    S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD00594-01-5
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