assembly Bill A4313

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Provides for the inclusion, at a voter's option, of an email address in the voter registration application and record for notices to be sent thus and by U.S.P.S.

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Jan 06, 2010 referred to election law
Feb 03, 2009 referred to election law

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A4313 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3252
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง5-210 & 5-500, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A3590, S1567
2013-2014: A5858, S1938
2015-2016: A5534, S7811
2017-2018: A1057, S7754
2019-2020: A1565, S1718

A4313 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the inclusion, at a voter's option, of an email address in the voter registration application and record, whereupon notices and other communication required to be sent to the voter by the state board of elections shall be sent by email in addition to postal mail; county boards of elections and the board of elections of the city of New York shall have the option of sending required notices and communications by email in addition to postal mail to certain voters.

A4313 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4313

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 3, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. GALEF, DINOWITZ, BURLING, CHRISTENSEN, MILLMAN,
  MILLER, ARROYO, CAMARA, KOLB, REILLY, ALFANO, GIGLIO, KAVANAGH, JAFFEE
  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  BACALLES,  BARRA,  BING,  BOYLAND,
  BROOK-KRASNY,  CAHILL,  CALHOUN, CLARK, COLTON, CONTE, DUPREY, FIELDS,
  FINCH, GOTTFRIED, JOHN, MAYERSOHN, McDONOUGH, MOLINARO, PAULIN,  PHEF-
  FER,  SAYWARD,  SCARBOROUGH,  SPANO,  THIELE,  WALKER -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Election Law

AN ACT to amend  the  election  law,  in  relation  to  including  email
  addresses in voter registration data

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraphs (k) and (l) of subdivision 5 of section 5-210 of
the election law, as amended by chapter 179 of the laws of 2005, subpar-
agraph (xii) of paragraph (k) as added by chapter 362  of  the  laws  of
2008, are amended to read as follows:
  (k)  The  form shall also include space for the following information,
which must be contained on the inside of the form after it is folded for
mailing:
  (i) A space for the applicant to indicate whether or not he or she has
ever voted or registered to vote before and, if so, the approximate year
in which such applicant last voted or registered and his or her name and
address at the time.
  (ii) The name and residence address of the applicant including the zip
code and apartment number, if any.
  (iii) A SPACE FOR THE FURNISHING OF AN EMAIL ADDRESS,  THE  FURNISHING
OF  WHICH  SHALL  BE OPTIONAL, TOGETHER WITH A NOTICE STATING THAT IF AN
EMAIL ADDRESS IS FURNISHED, ALL  NOTICES  AND  COMMUNICATIONS  OTHERWISE
REQUIRED  TO  BE  SENT  BY  THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS TO THE VOTER BY
POSTAL MAIL SHALL BE SENT BY EMAIL IN ADDITION TO  POSTAL  MAIL.  COUNTY
BOARDS  OF  ELECTIONS AND THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
SHALL HAVE THE OPTION OF SENDING NOTICES  AND  COMMUNICATIONS  OTHERWISE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01664-01-9