|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to elections|
|Jan 10, 2011||referred to elections|
senate Bill S1561
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S1561 - Details
S1561 - Summary
Reduces the time for mailing and receipt of registration application to constitutional minimum.
S1561 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1561 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to payments to community colleges by the state, and to repeal subdivision 10 of section 6305 of the education law relating to state reimbursement to counties for amounts paid on behalf of non-resident students in attendance at the fashion institute of technology PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to alleviate the financial burden on New York State counties from having to pay charge back fees to FIT for upper division programs. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Provides that subject to the availability of appropriation, that state shall pay the charge back fees for baccalaureate and masters degree programs to FIT. On or before March 31, 2012, the state shall pay 50% of the costs and on or before June 1. 2013, the state shall make the remaining 50% payment to FIT. This section further provides that on or after June 1, 2014 and thereafter, the state shall pay 100% of such costs. In the event that the state does not pay, the counties that issue the
S1561 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1561 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 10, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ADDABBO -- 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 THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 5-210 of the election law, as amended by chapter 179 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows: 3. Completed application forms, when received by any county board of elections and, with respect to application forms promulgated by the federal election commission, when received by the state board of elections, or showing a dated cancellation mark of the United States Postal Service or contained in an envelope showing such a dated cancel- lation mark which is not later than the [twenty-fifth] FIFTEENTH day before the next ensuing primary, general or special election, and received no later than the [twentieth] TENTH day before such election, or delivered in person to such county board of elections not later than the tenth day before [a special] SUCH election, shall entitle the appli- cant to vote in such election, if he or she is otherwise qualified, provided, however, such applicant shall not vote on a voting machine until his or her identity is verified. Any county board of elections receiving an application form from a person who does not reside in its jurisdiction but who does reside elsewhere in the state of New York, shall forthwith forward such application form to the proper county board of elections. Each board of elections shall make an entry on each such form of the date it is received by such board. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00950-01-1
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