This bill has been amended

Bill S2655-2013

Provides that the ballots of deceased military personnel shall be counted toward the election for which they were cast

Provides that the ballots of deceased military personnel shall be counted toward the election for which they were cast.

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  • Apr 22, 2013: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • Apr 17, 2013: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Apr 16, 2013: 1ST REPORT CAL.350
  • Jan 23, 2013: REFERRED TO VETERANS, HOMELAND SECURITY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs - Apr 16, 2013
Ayes (12): Ball, Carlucci, Flanagan, Golden, Griffo, Grisanti, Larkin, Zeldin, Addabbo, Avella, Gipson, Sampson
Absent (1): Sanders

Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 2655 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE January 23, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sen. BALL -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi- ty and Military Affairs AN ACT to amend the military law and the election law, in relation to the counting of ballots of deceased military personnel THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The military law is amended by adding a new section 234 to read as follows: S 234. COUNTING OF BALLOTS OF DECEASED MILITARY PERSONNEL. ANY MEMBER OF THE ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE, MARINE CORPS, COAST GUARD, ARMY RESERVE, NAVAL RESERVE, MARINE CORPS RESERVE, AIR FORCE RESERVE, NATIONAL GUARD, NEW YORK ARMY NATIONAL GUARD, NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD, NEW YORK GUARD OR NAVAL MILITIA, WHO CASTS AN ABSENTEE OR MILITARY BALLOT WHILE ON ACTIVE DUTY, SHALL HAVE SUCH BALLOT BE COUNTED, EVEN IN THE EVENT THAT SUCH SERVICE MEMBER DIES BEFORE THE DATE OF THE SCHEDULED ELECTION FOR WHICH IT WAS CAST. S 2. The election law is amended by adding a new section 8-413 to read as follows: S 8-413. COUNTING OF BALLOTS OF DECEASED MILITARY PERSONNEL. ANY MEMBER OF THE ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE, MARINES CORPS, COAST GUARD, ARMY RESERVE, NAVAL RESERVE, MARINE CORPS RESERVE, AIR FORCE RESERVE, NATIONAL GUARD, NEW YORK ARMY NATIONAL GUARD, NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD, NEW YORK GUARD OR NAVAL MILITIA, WHO CASTS AN ABSENTEE OR MILI- TARY BALLOT WHILE ON ACTIVE DUTY, SHALL HAVE SUCH BALLOT BE COUNTED, EVEN IN THE EVENT THAT SUCH SERVICE MEMBER DIES BEFORE THE DATE OF THE SCHEDULED ELECTION FOR WHICH IT WAS CAST. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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