senate Bill S1872C

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Provides for the provision of voter registration forms to students by colleges, universities and public high schools

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 27, 2010 print number 1872c
Apr 27, 2010 amend and recommit to elections
Jan 06, 2010 referred to elections
Aug 28, 2009 print number 1872b
Aug 28, 2009 amend and recommit to elections
May 06, 2009 print number 1872a
May 06, 2009 amend (t) and recommit to elections
Feb 09, 2009 referred to elections

S1872 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A811
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-211 & 5-210, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S542, A1228
2013-2014: S2852

S1872 - Summary

Provides for the provision of voter registration forms to students by colleges, universities and public high schools.

S1872 - Sponsor Memo

S1872 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1872

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 9, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KLEIN, DILAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to voter registration  and
  enrollment;  and  providing  for the repeal of certain provisions upon
  expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Section  5-210 of the election law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 16 to read as follows:
  16. THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS IS REQUIRED TO DEVELOP AND  IMPLEMENT
ON-LINE  VOTER REGISTRATION FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO POSSESS A NEW YORK STATE
DRIVER'S LICENSE OR NEW  YORK  STATE  ISSUED  NON-DRIVER  IDENTIFICATION
CARD.  THE  REGISTRATION SHALL INCLUDE ALL OTHER INFORMATION REQUIRED BY
THIS SECTION FOR WRITTEN REGISTRATION AND IN ADDITION ON-LINE APPLICANTS
SHALL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE A NEW YORK STATE DRIVER'S  LICENSE  OR  NEW
YORK  STATE  NON-DRIVER  IDENTIFICATION CARD.   THE REGISTRATION ON-LINE
FORM SHALL BE FORWARDED BY THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS TO THE APPROPRI-
ATE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS FOR PROCESSING IN THE USUAL MANNER.
  S 2. Subdivision 5 of section 5-210 of the election law is amended  by
adding a new paragraph (m) to read as follows:
  (M)  ALL  PRINTED  MAIL  VOTER REGISTRATION APPLICATION FORMS PREPARED
PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE POSTAGE PREPAID SO THAT NO POSTAGE  IS
NECESSARY IF MAILED IN THE UNITED STATES.
  S  3.  Paragraph (g) of subdivision 5 of section 5-210 of the election
law, as amended by chapter 179 of the laws of 2005, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  (g)  Notice that the applicant must be a citizen of the United States,
is or will be at least eighteen years old not later than December  thir-
ty-first  of  the calendar year in which he or she registers and a resi-
dent of the county or city to which application is made. NOTWITHSTANDING
ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, ANY PERSON AT LEAST SEVENTEEN YEARS  OF  AGE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03071-01-9

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S1872A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A811
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-211 & 5-210, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S542, A1228
2013-2014: S2852

S1872A - Summary

Provides for the provision of voter registration forms to students by colleges, universities and public high schools.

S1872A - Sponsor Memo

S1872A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1872--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 9, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KLEIN, BRESLIN, DIAZ, DILAN, ESPADA, HUNTLEY, KRUEG-
  ER,  MONTGOMERY,  OPPENHEIMER,  SAMPSON,  STAVISKY  --  read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Elections  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

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

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

  Section 1. Section 5-211 of the election law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 18 to read as follows:
  18.  ALL  COLLEGES,  UNIVERSITIES,  AND PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS LOCATED IN
THIS STATE SHALL MAKE VOTER REGISTRATION FORMS AVAILABLE TO ANY  PERSONS
USING  OR  VISITING THEIR PREMISES IN THE SAME MANNER AND SUBJECT TO THE
SAME PROVISIONS AND RULES AND REGULATIONS AS ALL OTHER DESIGNATED  AGEN-
CIES.
  S  2.  The  opening paragraph of section 5-211 of the election law, as
amended by chapter 200 of the laws  of  1996,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  Each  agency designated as a participating agency under the provisions
of this section OR COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY, OR  PUBLIC  HIGH  SCHOOL,  shall
implement and administer a program of distribution of voter registration
forms  pursuant to the provisions of this section. The following offices
which provide public assistance and/or  provide  state  funded  programs
primarily engaged in providing services to persons with disabilities are
hereby  designated  as  voter registration agencies:   designated as the
state agencies which provide public assistance  are  the  department  of
social services and the department of health.  Also designated as public
assistance  agencies  are  all agencies of local government that provide
such assistance. Designated as  state  agencies  that  provide  programs
primarily  engaged in providing services to people with disabilities are

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03071-04-9

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S1872B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A811
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-211 & 5-210, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S542, A1228
2013-2014: S2852

S1872B - Summary

Provides for the provision of voter registration forms to students by colleges, universities and public high schools.

S1872B - Sponsor Memo

S1872B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1872--B

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 9, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KLEIN, BRESLIN, DIAZ, DILAN, ESPADA, HASSELL-THOMP-
  SON, HUNTLEY, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, OPPENHEIMER, SAMPSON,  STAVISKY  --
  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Elections  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

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

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

  Section  1.  Section  5-211 of the election law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 18 to read as follows:
  18. ALL COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES, AND PUBLIC  HIGH  SCHOOLS  LOCATED  IN
THIS STATE SHALL MAKE VOTER REGISTRATION FORMS AVAILABLE TO ANY ELIGIBLE
PERSONS  USING OR VISITING THEIR PREMISES IN THE SAME MANNER AND SUBJECT
TO THE SAME PROVISIONS AND RULES AND REGULATIONS AS ALL OTHER DESIGNATED
AGENCIES.
  S 2. The opening paragraph of section 5-211 of the  election  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  200  of  the  laws  of 1996, is amended to read as
follows:
  Each agency designated as a participating agency under the  provisions
of  this  section  OR  COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY, OR PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL, shall
implement and administer a program of distribution of voter registration
forms pursuant to the provisions of this section. The following  offices
which  provide  public  assistance  and/or provide state funded programs
primarily engaged in providing services to persons with disabilities are
hereby designated as voter registration agencies:    designated  as  the
state  agencies  which  provide  public assistance are the department of
social services and the department of health.  Also designated as public
assistance agencies are all agencies of local  government  that  provide

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03071-06-9

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S1872C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A811
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-211 & 5-210, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S542, A1228
2013-2014: S2852

S1872C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the provision of voter registration forms to students by colleges, universities and public high schools.

S1872C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1872C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1872--C

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 9, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KLEIN, BRESLIN, DIAZ, DILAN, ESPADA, HASSELL-THOMP-
  SON, HUNTLEY, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, OPPENHEIMER, SAMPSON, SCHNEIDERMAN,
  STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and  when  printed  to  be
  committed  to the Committee on Elections -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted as
  amended and recommitted  to  said  committee  --  recommitted  to  the
  Committee  on  Elections  in  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

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

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

  Section  1.  Section  5-211 of the election law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 18 to read as follows:
  18. ALL COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES AND PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS LOCATED IN THIS
STATE SHALL MAKE VOTER REGISTRATION  FORMS  AVAILABLE  TO  ANY  ELIGIBLE
STUDENTS IN THE SAME MANNER AND SUBJECT TO THE SAME PROVISIONS AND RULES
AND REGULATIONS AS ALL OTHER DESIGNATED AGENCIES; EXCEPT THAT A COLLEGE,
UNIVERSITY  OR  PUBLIC  HIGH  SCHOOL SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO COLLECT OR
MAINTAIN FORMS CONTAINING AN INDIVIDUAL'S  DECLINATION  TO  REGISTER  TO
VOTE  AS  REQUIRED  BY  SUBDIVISION TEN OF THIS SECTION, OR TO CONDUCT A
STUDY AND REPORT THEREON AS REQUIRED BY SUBDIVISION  SEVENTEEN  OF  THIS
SECTION.
  EACH  COLLEGE,  UNIVERSITY  AND  PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL SHALL PROVIDE EACH
ELIGIBLE STUDENT WITH A REGISTRATION FORM WITHIN THE FIRST  THREE  WEEKS
OF  SUCH  STUDENT'S  ENTRY  TO  SCHOOL  OR ARRIVAL ON CAMPUS PURSUANT TO
SUBDIVISIONS TWO, THREE, FOUR, FIVE, SEVEN,  NINE,  ELEVEN,  TWELVE  AND
FIFTEEN  OF  THIS  SECTION.  EVERY  COLLEGE,  UNIVERSITY AND PUBLIC HIGH
SCHOOL SHALL DESIGNATE AT LEAST ONE CONVENIENTLY  LOCATED  OFFICE  WHERE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03071-08-0

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