senate Bill S1851A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Makes provisions regarding the designation of polling places on college campuses

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 13, 2012 print number 1851a
amend and recommit to elections
Jan 04, 2012 referred to elections
Jan 13, 2011 referred to elections

Co-Sponsors

S1851 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2162A
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4-104 & 4-100, El L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2003A, A3430, A9386A

S1851 - 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.

S1851 - Sponsor Memo

S1851 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1851

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. OPPENHEIMER, DIAZ, KRUEGER, PARKER, SAMPSON -- 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 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

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

Co-Sponsors

S1851A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2162A
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4-104 & 4-100, El L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2003A, A3430, A9386A

S1851A (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.

S1851A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1851A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1851--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. OPPENHEIMER, DIAZ, KRUEGER, PARKER, SAMPSON -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Elections -- recommitted to the Committee on Elections in
  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00090-02-2

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