Senate Bill S2801

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Allows any qualified person to apply for voter registration and enrollment by application made with an application for any hunting or fishing license

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2013-S2801 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4903
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add §5-217, El L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S2801, A4903

2013-S2801 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows any qualified person to apply for voter registration and enrollment by application made with an application for any hunting or fishing license.

2013-S2801 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2013-S2801 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2801

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  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  registration  and
  enrollment of voters

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

  Section 1. The election law is amended by adding a new  section  5-217
to read as follows:
  S  5-217.  ADDITIONAL REGISTRATION. 1. IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER METHOD
OF VOTER REGISTRATION PROVIDED FOR IN THIS ARTICLE, ANY QUALIFIED PERSON
MAY APPLY FOR REGISTRATION AND ENROLLMENT BY APPLICATION MADE SIMULTANE-
OUSLY AND INTEGRATED  WITH  AN  APPLICATION  FOR  ANY  TYPE  OF  HUNTING
LICENSE, A FISHING LICENSE, AND ANY COMBINATION OF BOTH.
  2.  THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION, WITH THE APPROVAL OF
THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, SHALL DESIGN A FORM OR FORMS WHICH  SHALL,
IN  ADDITION  TO  ELICITING  SUCH  INFORMATION AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY THE
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION FOR A  HUNTING  LICENSE  AND/OR
FISHING  LICENSE,  SERVE  AS AN APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION AND ENROLL-
MENT, OR A REGISTRATION NECESSITATED BY A CHANGE OF RESIDENCE. THE  COST
OF  SUCH FORMS SHALL BE BORNE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSER-
VATION.
  3. THE VOTER REGISTRATION PORTION OF SUCH FORMS SHALL:
  (A) NOT  REQUIRE  ANY  INFORMATION  THAT  DUPLICATES  THE  INFORMATION
REQUIRED  ON  THE  APPLICATION FOR THE LICENSE PORTION AND SHALL REQUIRE
ONLY SUCH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, INCLUDING THE  APPLICANT'S  SIGNATURE,
AS  WILL ENABLE ELECTION OFFICIALS TO ASSESS THE APPLICANT'S ELIGIBILITY
TO REGISTER TO VOTE, PREVENT DUPLICATE REGISTRATION  AND  TO  ADMINISTER
VOTER REGISTRATION AND OTHER PARTS OF THE ELECTION PROCESS;
  (B)  INCLUDE  A  STATEMENT  OF  THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR VOTER
REGISTRATION AND SHALL REQUIRE THE APPLICANT TO ATTEST  BY  HIS  OR  HER

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04464-01-3

              

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