assembly Bill A8633

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides that the board of elections shall transfer a registration and enrollment of a voter to wherever they move in the state, even if it's a new county

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to election law
Sep 21, 2011 referred to election law

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A8633 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5236
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง5-208 & 8-302, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A7011
2013-2014: A83, S1990
2015-2016: A5598, S858
2017-2018: A3411, A9826, S1732
2019-2020: A775, S1099

A8633 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that the board of elections shall transfer a registration and enrollment of a voter to wherever they move in the state, even if the voter moves to a new county.

A8633 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8633

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                           September 21, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. KAVANAGH, LANCMAN, ROSENTHAL, LUPARDO, COLTON,
  REILLY, MENG, CASTRO, P. RIVERA -- Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.
  ABINANTI, BOYLAND, BRENNAN, CAHILL, GOTTFRIED, WEISENBERG -- read once
  and referred to the Committee on Election Law

AN  ACT  to amend the election law, in relation to a universal jurisdic-
  tion voting act

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions 1, 4, and 8 of section 5-208 of the election
law, subdivisions 1 and 8 as amended by chapter 200 of the laws of 1996,
subdivision 4 as added by chapter 659 of the laws of 1994,  are  amended
to read as follows:
  1.  The board of elections shall transfer the registration and enroll-
ment of any voter for whom it receives a notice of change of address  to
another  address in [the same county or city] NEW YORK STATE, or for any
voter who casts a ballot in an  affidavit  ballot  envelope  which  sets
forth such a new address.  Such notices shall include, but not be limit-
ed  to,  notices  received  from any state agency which conducts a voter
registration program pursuant to the provisions of  sections  5-211  and
5-212 of this title, that the voter has notified such agency of a change
of  address in [the same city or county] NEW YORK STATE unless the voter
has indicated that such change of address is not for voter  registration
purposes,  notices  of  change  of address from the United States Postal
Service through the National Change of Address System, any notices of  a
forwarding address on mail sent to a voter by the board of elections and
returned  by  the  postal  service, national or state voter registration
forms, confirmation mailing response cards, United States Postal Service
notices to correspondents of change of address, applications for  regis-
tration  from  persons  already  registered in [such county or city] NEW
YORK STATE, or any other notices to correspondents sent to the board  of
elections by such voters.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01121-01-1

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