senate Bill S3590

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Provides for the state board of elections to undertake a study of the feasibility for voting by mail, telephone and/or internet

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2010 referred to elections
Mar 25, 2009 referred to elections

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S3590 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6716
Law Section:
Elections

S3590 - Summary

Provides for the state board of elections to undertake a study of the feasibility for voting by mail, telephone and/or the internet; authorizes a pilot program for such voting during the study; requires a report to the governor and legislature.

S3590 - Sponsor Memo

S3590 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3590

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 25, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KRUEGER,  HASSELL-THOMPSON,  HUNTLEY, MONSERRATE,
  OPPENHEIMER, PERKINS -- read  twice  and  ordered  printed,  and  when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections

AN  ACT  providing for the state board of elections to undertake a study
  on the feasibility of permitting voting by mail, telephone and/or  the
  internet and to establish pilot projects relating thereto

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

  Section 1. The state board of elections shall undertake a study on the
feasibility of permitting voting by mail, telephone and/or the internet.
Such study shall include but not be limited to evaluation of the ability
of verifying votes by mail, telephone and/or the internet and the impact
on the number of the electorate voting in primary and general elections.
Notwithstanding any other provision of  law  to  the  contrary,  at  any
primary  or  general  election during the undertaking of such study, the
state board of elections may provide a pilot program  permitting  voting
by  mail,  telephone  and/or the internet.  The state board of elections
shall submit such study including recommendations to  the  governor  and
state  legislature  within  twenty-four  months of the effective date of
this act.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07524-01-9

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