Bill S2655A-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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Actions

  • Feb 11, 2014: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • Feb 10, 2014: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Feb 4, 2014: 1ST REPORT CAL.140
  • Jan 8, 2014: REFERRED TO VETERANS, HOMELAND SECURITY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS
  • Jan 8, 2014: returned to senate
  • Jan 8, 2014: died in assembly
  • May 20, 2013: referred to election law
  • May 20, 2013: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • May 20, 2013: PASSED SENATE
  • May 7, 2013: AMENDED ON THIRD READING 2655A
  • 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 - Feb 4, 2014
Ayes (13): Ball, Carlucci, Flanagan, Golden, Griffo, Grisanti, Larkin, Zeldin, Addabbo, Avella, Gipson, Sanders, Tkaczyk

Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 2655--A Cal. No. 350 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE January 23, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sens. BALL, BONACIC, CARLUCCI, LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading 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, IN THE EVENT THAT SUCH SERVICE MEMBER DIES AS A RESULT OF PARTICIPATING IN COMBAT OPER- ATIONS 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, 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 MILI- TARY BALLOT WHILE ON ACTIVE DUTY, SHALL HAVE SUCH BALLOT BE COUNTED, IN THE EVENT THAT SUCH SERVICE MEMBER DIES AS A RESULT OF PARTICIPATING IN COMBAT OPERATIONS BEFORE THE DATE OF THE SCHEDULED ELECTION FOR WHICH IT WAS CAST. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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