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AB5951 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2015-2016 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                      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    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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