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Election Law - Local Petitions - Advance Determination of Sufficiency of Local Law or Charter Amendment Summary

Sponsored by:

Senator Bates


Veto sustained (0-46)

Synopsis:Requiring an election director of a local board of elections to determine the sufficiency of a summary of a local law or charter amendment contained in a petition when determining the sufficiency of the format of the petition; requiring an election director to provide the sponsor of a petition with an explanation of the reasons for a determination that a summary of a local law or charter amendment is insufficient; requiring the election director to make the determination within a specified period of time; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Bates, Guzzone, and Kasemeyer
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: SB0848 Session: 2014 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2015
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingWays and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Elections
Narrow Subject(s):Ballots
Elections Supervisors
Elections, State Board of
Laws and Ordinances -see also- Pub Local Laws; Uniform Laws
Public Local Laws
Statutes:Article - Election Law
(6-202, 6-210)

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October 24, 2017 4:47 P.M.