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A05381 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          5381
 
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    February 8, 2017
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced by M. of A. CUSICK -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Election Law
 
        AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in relation to the placement of
          certain offices on ballots
 
          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 42 of the public officers law,  as
     2  amended  by  chapter  878  of  the  laws  of 1946, is amended to read as
     3  follows:
     4    1. A vacancy occurring before September twentieth of any year  in  any
     5  office  authorized  to  be  filled  at a general election, except in the
     6  offices of governor or  lieutenant-governor,  shall  be  filled  at  the
     7  general  election held next thereafter, unless otherwise provided by the
     8  constitution, or unless previously filled at a special election. When an
     9  office is to be filled at the general election, such office shall appear
    10  only once on the ballot at such general 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.
                                                                   LBD09395-01-7
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