senate Bill S424

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for the state board of elections to undertake a study of the feasibility for voting by mail, telephone and/or internet

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 12, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 21, 2012 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 04, 2012 referred to elections
Jan 05, 2011 referred to elections

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S424 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5204
Law Section:
Elections
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3590, A6716

S424 - Summary

Provides for the state board of elections to undertake a study of the feasibility for voting by mail, telephone and/or the internet; authorizes a pilot program for such voting during the study; requires a report to the governor and legislature.

S424 - Sponsor Memo

S424 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   424

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KRUEGER, HASSELL-THOMPSON, HUNTLEY, PERKINS, SERRA-
  NO, SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Elections

AN ACT providing for the state board of elections to undertake  a  study
  on  the feasibility of permitting voting by mail, telephone and/or the
  internet and to establish pilot projects relating thereto

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

  Section 1. The state board of elections shall undertake a study on the
feasibility of permitting voting by mail, telephone and/or the internet.
Such study shall include but not be limited to evaluation of the ability
of verifying votes by mail, telephone and/or the internet and the impact
on the number of the electorate voting in primary and general elections.
Notwithstanding  any  other  provision  of  law  to the contrary, at any
primary or general election during the undertaking of  such  study,  the
state  board  of elections may provide a pilot program permitting voting
by mail, telephone and/or the internet.   The state board  of  elections
shall  submit  such  study including recommendations to the governor and
state legislature within twenty-four months of  the  effective  date  of
this act.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00860-01-1

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