STATE OF NEW YORK
Cal. No. 1050
2021-2022 Regular Sessions
January 6, 2021
Introduced by Sens. MAY, BIAGGI, GOUNARDES, JACKSON, LIU, MYRIE, REICH-
LIN-MELNICK -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be
committed to the Committee on Elections -- 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 election law, in relation to candidate declination
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. Section 6-146 of the election law is amended by adding a
2 new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
3 6. A person designated as a candidate for two or more party nomi-
4 nations for an office to be filled at the time of a general election who
5 is not nominated at a primary election by one or more such parties may
6 decline the nomination of one or more parties not later than ten days
7 after the primary election.
8 § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.