assembly Bill A2162A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Makes provisions regarding the designation of polling places on college campuses

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 16, 2012 advanced to third reading cal.342
Feb 15, 2012 reported
Jan 18, 2012 print number 2162a
Jan 18, 2012 amend and recommit to election law
Jan 04, 2012 referred to election law
Apr 28, 2011 advanced to third reading cal.201
Apr 13, 2011 reported
Jan 14, 2011 referred to election law

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A2162 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1851
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4-104 & 4-100, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3430, A9386, S2003
2013-2014: A1116, S888
2015-2016: A2806, S1412
2017-2018: A5949, A10840, S3092
2019-2020: A5661, S4378

A2162 - 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.

A2162 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2162

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2011
                               ___________

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 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-
road lines or other permanent characteristics of the landscape which are
clearly  visible  to any person without the need to use any technical or
mechanical device. An election district shall contain not more than nine

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00090-01-1

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A2162A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1851
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4-104 & 4-100, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3430, A9386, S2003
2013-2014: A1116, S888
2015-2016: A2806, S1412
2017-2018: A5949, A10840, S3092
2019-2020: A5661, S4378

A2162A (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.

A2162A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2162--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  KAVANAGH, CAHILL, MILLMAN, JAFFEE, DINOWITZ,
  MARKEY, GOTTFRIED, COOK, ENGLEBRIGHT, P. RIVERA, PEOPLES-STOKES, KELL-
  NER -- Multi-Sponsored by  --  M.  of  A.  ABINANTI,  FARRELL,  GLICK,
  LIFTON, LUPARDO, SWEENEY, TITONE, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred
  to  the  Committee  on Election Law -- recommitted to the Committee on
  Election Law in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00090-03-2