assembly Bill A9386A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Makes provisions regarding the designation of polling places on college campuses

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2010 amended on third reading (t) 9386a
Jun 21, 2010 restored to third reading
substitution reconsidered
Jun 16, 2010 substituted by s2003
Apr 08, 2010 advanced to third reading cal.766
reported
Jan 06, 2010 referred to election law

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A9386 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2003
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4-104 & 4-100, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A2162, S1851
2013-2014: A1116, S888
2015-2016: A2806, S1412
2017-2018: A5949, A10840, S3092
2019-2020: A5661, S4378

A9386 - Summary

Provides that whenever a contiguous property of a college or university contains three hundred or more registrants, the polling place designated for such election district shall be on such contiguous property or at a location approved by the college or university.

A9386 - Sponsor Memo

A9386 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9386

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 6, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced   by   M.  of  A.  KAVANAGH,  CAHILL,  COOK,  CUSICK,  GALEF,
  PEOPLES-STOKES, ROSENTHAL, MILLMAN, PHEFFER -- Multi-Sponsored  by  --
  M.  of  A.  FARRELL,  GLICK,  LIFTON, LUPARDO, SWEENEY, TITONE, TOWNS,
  WEINSTEIN -- read once and referred to the Committee on Election Law

AN ACT to amend the election law, in  relation  to  the  designation  of
  polling places

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

  Section 1. Section 4-104 of the election law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 5-a to read as follows:
  5-A.  WHENEVER  THE MAJORITY OF VOTERS ELIGIBLE TO VOTE IN AN ELECTION
DISTRICT RESIDE ON A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY  CAMPUS,  THE  POLLING  PLACE
DESIGNATED FOR ANY SUCH DISTRICT SHALL BE ON THAT CAMPUS.
  S 2.  This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03295-01-9

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A9386A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2003
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4-104 & 4-100, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A2162, S1851
2013-2014: A1116, S888
2015-2016: A2806, S1412
2017-2018: A5949, A10840, S3092
2019-2020: A5661, S4378

A9386A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that whenever a contiguous property of a college or university contains three hundred or more registrants, the polling place designated for such election district shall be on such contiguous property or at a location approved by the college or university.

A9386A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 9386--A
                                                        Cal. No. 766

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 6, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced   by   M.  of  A.  KAVANAGH,  CAHILL,  COOK,  CUSICK,  GALEF,
  PEOPLES-STOKES, ROSENTHAL, MILLMAN, PHEFFER, MARKEY, POWELL --  Multi-
  Sponsored  by  --  M.    of A. FARRELL, GLICK, LIFTON, LUPARDO, QUINN,
  SWEENEY, TITONE, TOWNS, WEINSTEIN -- read once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee  on  Election  Law -- reported from committee, advanced to a
  third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its  place  on
  the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  election  law, in relation to the boundaries of
  election districts and the designation of polling places

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

  Section  1.  Section  4-104 of the election law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 5-a to read as follows:
  5-A. WHENEVER  A  CONTIGUOUS  PROPERTY  OF  A  COLLEGE  OR  UNIVERSITY
CONTAINS  THREE  HUNDRED  OR  MORE REGISTRANTS (EXCLUDING REGISTRANTS IN
INACTIVE STATUS) WHO ARE REGISTERED  TO  VOTE  AT  AN  ADDRESS  ON  SUCH
CONTIGUOUS  PROPERTY,  THE POLLING PLACE DESIGNATED FOR SUCH REGISTRANTS
SHALL BE ON SUCH CONTIGUOUS PROPERTY OR AT A LOCATION  APPROVED  BY  THE
COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY.
  S  2.  Paragraph  a  of subdivision 3 of section 4-100 of the election
law, as amended by chapter 659 of the laws of 1994, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  a.  Each  election  district  shall  be in compact form and may not be
partly within and partly without a ward, town, city, a village which has
five thousand or more inhabitants and is wholly  within  one  town,  THE
CONTIGUOUS  PROPERTY  OF  A  COLLEGE  OR UNIVERSITY WHICH CONTAINS THREE
HUNDRED OR MORE REGISTRANTS (EXCLUDING REGISTRANTS IN  INACTIVE  STATUS)
WHO ARE REGISTERED TO VOTE AT AN ADDRESS ON SUCH CONTIGUOUS PROPERTY, or
a  county  legislative,  assembly, senatorial or congressional district.
Except as provided in paragraph b of this subdivision, election district
boundaries, other than those boundaries which are coterminous  with  the
boundaries  of  those  political  subdivisions AND COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY
PROPERTIES mentioned in this paragraph, must be streets,  rivers,  rail-