senate Bill S3789

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires the state board of elections to maintain on its official website electronic voter registration forms which contain the county board of elections' address

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Mar 04, 2011 referred to elections

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S3789 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A433
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง5-210, El L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4035, A8430

S3789 - Summary

Requires the state board of elections to maintain on its official website electronic voter registration forms which contain the county board of elections' address.

S3789 - Sponsor Memo

S3789 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3789

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 4, 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  county  board  of
  election addresses on voter registration forms available on the inter-
  net

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

  Section 1. Section 5-210 of the election law is amended by adding  two
new subdivisions 5-a and 5-b to read as follows:
  5-A.  THE  STATE  BOARD  OF  ELECTIONS  SHALL MAINTAIN ON ITS OFFICIAL
WEBSITE ELECTRONIC VOTER REGISTRATION FORMS FOR USE BY AND  DISTRIBUTION
TO  THE  GENERAL PUBLIC, WHICH MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF SUBDIVISION FIVE
OF THIS SECTION AND ALLOW THE FOLLOWING:
  (A) DOWNLOAD OF BLANK VOTER REGISTRATION FORMS; AND
  (B) COMPLETION OF THE VOTER REGISTRATION FORM ELECTRONICALLY, ON WHICH
THE RETURN ADDRESS OF THE REGISTRANT AND THE  MAILING  ADDRESS  FOR  THE
REGISTRANT'S  COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS SHALL BE AUTOMATICALLY FILLED IN
FOR THE REGISTRANT BEFORE IT IS DOWNLOADED FOR SIGNATURE AND MAILING.
  5-B. THE STATE BOARD OF  ELECTIONS  SHALL  MAINTAIN  ON  ITS  OFFICIAL
WEBSITE  A COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS FINDER, WHICH PERMITS THE PUBLIC TO
ENTER AN ADDRESS WITHIN NEW YORK STATE AND BE PROVIDED WITH THE NAME AND
ADDRESS OF THE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS FOR THAT ADDRESS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have  become  a  law; provided, however, that effective immediately, the
addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule  or  regulation  necessary
for  the  implementation of this act on its effective date is authorized
to be made and completed on or before such date.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00625-01-1

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