S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
S. 2811 A. 4038
2015-2016 Regular Sessions
S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y
January 29, 2015
IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Govern-
IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. KAVANAGH, RAMOS -- read once and
referred to the Committee on Local Governments
AN ACT to amend the town law, in relation to absentee ballots for fire
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 175-b of the town law, as amended
2 by chapter 401 of the laws of 1996, is amended to read as follows:
3 1. The board of fire commissioners of any fire district in which offi-
4 cers are elected, [may] SHALL, by resolution, provide for absentee
5 ballots for fire district elections, in accordance with the provisions
6 of this section. Such resolution shall take effect at the first such
7 election held more than sixty days after its adoption [and shall contin-
8 ue in effect for all such elections until a subsequent resolution
9 providing otherwise shall, in like manner, have taken effect].
10 S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.