|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to elections|
|Jan 10, 2011||referred to elections|
senate Bill S1567
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1567 - Details
S1567 - Summary
Provides for the inclusion, at a voter's option, of an email address in the voter registration application and record, whereupon notices and other communication required to be sent to the voter by the state board of elections shall be sent by email in addition to postal mail; county boards of elections and the board of elections of the city of New York shall have the option of sending required notices and communications by email in addition to postal mail to certain voters.
S1567 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1567 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to the eligibility for student financial aid of individuals granted deferred action for childhood arrival status and of certain non-residents of the state PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To open up educational opportunities and give young immigrants access to a wide array of New York's educational opportunity programs, including: Tuition Assistance Program (TAP); Higher Education opportunity Program HEOP; Educational opportunity Program (SOP); Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (C-STEP); and opportunity programs available at community colleges. SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: § 1. subdivision 3 of section 661 of the education law, as amended by chapter 133 of the laws of 1982, is amended. § 2. Paragraphs a and b of subdivision 6 of section 661 of the education law, as amended by chapter 466 of the laws of 1977, are amended.
S1567 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1567 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 10, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sens. ADDABBO, DIAZ, DILAN, HASSELL-THOMPSON, PERKINS, STAVISKY -- 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 including e-mail addresses in voter registration data THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraphs (k) and (l) of subdivision 5 of section 5-210 of the election law, as amended by chapter 179 of the laws of 2005, subpar- agraph (xii) of paragraph (k) as added by chapter 362 of the laws of 2008, are amended to read as follows: (k) The form shall also include space for the following information, which must be contained on the inside of the form after it is folded for mailing: (i) A space for the applicant to indicate whether or not he or she has ever voted or registered to vote before and, if so, the approximate year in which such applicant last voted or registered and his or her name and address at the time. (ii) The name and residence address of the applicant including the zip code and apartment number, if any. (iii) A SPACE FOR THE FURNISHING OF AN E-MAIL ADDRESS, THE FURNISHING OF WHICH SHALL BE OPTIONAL, TOGETHER WITH A NOTICE STATING THAT IF AN E-MAIL ADDRESS IS FURNISHED, ALL NOTICES AND COMMUNICATIONS OTHERWISE REQUIRED TO BE SENT BY THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS TO THE VOTER BY POSTAL MAIL SHALL BE SENT BY E-MAIL IN ADDITION TO POSTAL MAIL. COUNTY BOARDS OF ELECTIONS AND THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK SHALL HAVE THE OPTION OF SENDING NOTICES AND COMMUNICATIONS OTHERWISE REQUIRED TO BE SENT TO THE VOTER BY POSTAL MAIL BY E-MAIL IN ADDITION TO POSTAL MAIL IF THE VOTER FURNISHES AN EMAIL ADDRESS. (IV) The date of birth of the applicant. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00372-01-1
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