assembly Bill A8348

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Reduces the time for mailing and receipt of registration application to constitutional minimum

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2010 referred to election law
May 15, 2009 referred to election law

A8348 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง5-210, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5900, S1561
2013-2014: A2104
2015-2016: A5870
2017-2018: A5908, A10582
2019-2020: A116
2021-2022: A8858

A8348 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Reduces the time for mailing and receipt of registration application to constitutional minimum.

A8348 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 15, 2009

Introduced by M. of A. KAVANAGH -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Election Law

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to voter registration


  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 5-210  of  the  election  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  179  of  the  laws  of 2005, is amended to read as
  3. Completed application forms, when received by any county  board  of
elections  and,  with  respect  to  application forms promulgated by the
federal election  commission,  when  received  by  the  state  board  of
elections,  or  showing  a  dated cancellation mark of the United States
Postal Service or contained in an envelope showing such a dated  cancel-
lation  mark  which  is  not later than the [twenty-fifth] FIFTEENTH day
before the next  ensuing  primary,  general  or  special  election,  and
received  no  later than the [twentieth] TENTH day before such election,
or delivered in person to such county board of elections not later  than
the tenth day before [a special] SUCH election, shall entitle the appli-
cant  to  vote  in  such  election, if he or she is otherwise qualified,
provided, however, such applicant shall not vote  on  a  voting  machine
until  his  or  her  identity is verified. Any county board of elections
receiving an application form from a person who does not reside  in  its
jurisdiction  but  who  does  reside elsewhere in the state of New York,
shall forthwith forward such application form to the proper county board
of elections. Each board of elections shall make an entry on  each  such
form of the date it is received by such board.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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