assembly Bill A5204

2011-2012 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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Jan 04, 2012 referred to election law
Feb 14, 2011 referred to election law

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A5204 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S424
Law Section:
Elections
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6716, S3590
2013-2014: A3188, S3252
2015-2016: S2739
2017-2018: S4085
2019-2020: S4242

A5204 (ACTIVE) - 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.

A5204 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5204

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               &m0 0, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BRENNAN, REILLY, MILLMAN, COLTON, SCHROEDER,
  CLARK, JAFFEE -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  BOYLAND,  P. RIVERA,
  STEVENSON,  SWEENEY  --  read  once  and  referred to the Committee on
  Election Law

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.
                                                           LBD00860-01-1