assembly Bill A2042B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to voter pre-registration

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 10, 2014 referred to elections
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 22, 2014 amended on third reading 2042b
Jan 08, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.112
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 13, 2013 referred to elections
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 11, 2013 ordered to third reading rules cal.179
rules report cal.179
reported
Jun 10, 2013 reported referred to rules
Jun 04, 2013 reported referred to ways and means
May 23, 2013 print number 2042a
May 23, 2013 amend and recommit to election law
Jan 09, 2013 referred to election law

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A2042 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1992
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5-500, add §5-507, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A7440, S5256
2015-2016: S857
2017-2018: S1661
2019-2020: S138

A2042 - Summary

Relates to voter pre-registration and education on voter pre-registration.

A2042 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2042

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. KAVANAGH, GALEF, SCARBOROUGH, CERETTO, CASTRO,
  STEVENSON, ROBERTS, BARRON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  BOYLAND,
  CAHILL,  GOTTFRIED, HIKIND, RUSSELL, SCHIMEL -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Election Law

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to voter pre-registration

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

  Section  1.    Paragraph  o  of  subdivision 4 of section 5-500 of the
election law, as amended by chapter 659 of the laws of 1994, is  amended
and a new paragraph p is added to read as follows:
  o.  A space for "remarks" regarding other facts required by this chap-
ter to be recorded or appropriate to identify the voter[.];
  P. A SPACE FOR PRE-REGISTERING APPLICANTS TO RESPOND TO THE  FOLLOWING
QUESTION: "ARE YOU AT LEAST 16 YEARS OF AGE AND UNDERSTAND THAT YOU MUST
BE 18 YEARS OF AGE ON OR BEFORE ELECTION DAY TO VOTE, AND THAT UNTIL YOU
REACH  THE  AGE  OF 18 YOUR REGISTRATION WILL BE MARKED AS 'PENDING' AND
YOU WILL BE UNABLE TO CAST A BALLOT IN ANY ELECTION?"
  S 2. The election law is amended by adding a new section 5-507 to read
as follows:
  S 5-507. VOTER PRE-REGISTRATION AND EDUCATION ON  VOTER  PRE-REGISTRA-
TION. 1. PRE-REGISTRATION.  A. A PERSON WHO IS AT LEAST SIXTEEN YEARS OF
AGE  AND WHO IS OTHERWISE QUALIFIED TO REGISTER TO VOTE MAY PRE-REGISTER
TO VOTE, AND SHALL BE AUTOMATICALLY REGISTERED UPON REACHING THE AGE  OF
ELIGIBILITY,  FOLLOWING  VERIFICATION OF THE PERSON'S QUALIFICATIONS AND
ADDRESS.
  B. A PERSON WHO IS CURRENTLY (I) SEVENTEEN YEARS OF AGE ON THE DATE OF
A PRIMARY ELECTION, (II) WHO WILL BE EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE ON  THE  DATE
OF  THE  GENERAL  ELECTION, AND (III) WHO IS OTHERWISE ELIGIBLE TO VOTE,
MAY VOTE IN THE PRIMARY ELECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03459-01-3

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A2042A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1992
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5-500, add §5-507, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A7440, S5256
2015-2016: S857
2017-2018: S1661
2019-2020: S138

A2042A - Summary

Relates to voter pre-registration and education on voter pre-registration.

A2042A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2042--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. KAVANAGH, GALEF, SCARBOROUGH, CERETTO, STEVENSON,
  ROBERTS,  BARRON, BUCHWALD  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BOYLAND,
  CAHILL, GOTTFRIED, HIKIND, RUSSELL, SCHIMEL -- read once and  referred
  to  the  Committee  on  Election  Law  --  committee  discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to voter pre-registration

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

  Section 1.   Paragraph o of subdivision 4  of  section  5-500  of  the
election  law, as amended by chapter 659 of the laws of 1994, is amended
and a new paragraph p is added to read as follows:
  o. A space for "remarks" regarding other facts required by this  chap-
ter to be recorded or appropriate to identify the voter[.];
  P.  A SPACE FOR PRE-REGISTERING APPLICANTS TO RESPOND TO THE FOLLOWING
QUESTION: "ARE YOU AT LEAST 16 YEARS OF AGE AND UNDERSTAND THAT YOU MUST
BE 18 YEARS OF AGE ON OR BEFORE ELECTION DAY TO VOTE, AND THAT UNTIL YOU
REACH THE AGE OF 18 YOUR REGISTRATION WILL BE MARKED  AS  'PENDING'  AND
YOU WILL BE UNABLE TO CAST A BALLOT IN ANY ELECTION?"
  S 2. The election law is amended by adding a new section 5-507 to read
as follows:
  S  5-507.  VOTER PRE-REGISTRATION AND EDUCATION ON VOTER PRE-REGISTRA-
TION. 1. PRE-REGISTRATION.  A PERSON WHO IS AT LEAST  SIXTEEN  YEARS  OF
AGE  AND WHO IS OTHERWISE QUALIFIED TO REGISTER TO VOTE MAY PRE-REGISTER
TO VOTE, AND SHALL BE AUTOMATICALLY REGISTERED UPON REACHING THE AGE  OF
ELIGIBILITY,  FOLLOWING  VERIFICATION OF THE PERSON'S QUALIFICATIONS AND
ADDRESS.
  2. ENCOURAGEMENT OF STUDENT VOTER REGISTRATION  AND  PRE-REGISTRATION.
LOCAL  BOARDS  OF  EDUCATION  ARE  REQUIRED TO ADOPT POLICIES TO PROMOTE
STUDENT VOTER REGISTRATION  AND  PRE-REGISTRATION.  THESE  POLICIES  MAY

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

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A2042B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1992
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5-500, add §5-507, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A7440, S5256
2015-2016: S857
2017-2018: S1661
2019-2020: S138

A2042B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to voter pre-registration and education on voter pre-registration.

A2042B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2042--B
                                                        Cal. No. 112

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. KAVANAGH, GALEF, SCARBOROUGH, CERETTO, ROBERTS,
  BUCHWALD, ROSENTHAL, SEPULVEDA, LUPARDO, FAHY,  ENGLEBRIGHT,  ABINANTI
  --  Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A. BOYLAND, CAHILL, CLARK, GOTTFRIED,
  HIKIND, MILLMAN, RUSSELL, SCHIMEL -- read once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee  on  Election  Law  --  committee  discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
  advanced  to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining
  its place on the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to voter pre-registration

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

  Section  1.    Paragraph  o  of  subdivision 4 of section 5-500 of the
election law, as amended by chapter 659 of the laws of 1994, is  amended
and a new paragraph p is added to read as follows:
  o.  A space for "remarks" regarding other facts required by this chap-
ter to be recorded or appropriate to identify the voter[.];
  P. A SPACE FOR PRE-REGISTERING APPLICANTS TO RESPOND TO THE  FOLLOWING
QUESTION: "ARE YOU AT LEAST 16 YEARS OF AGE AND UNDERSTAND THAT YOU MUST
BE 18 YEARS OF AGE ON OR BEFORE ELECTION DAY TO VOTE, AND THAT UNTIL YOU
REACH  THE  AGE  OF 18 YOUR REGISTRATION WILL BE MARKED AS 'PENDING' AND
YOU WILL BE UNABLE TO CAST A BALLOT IN ANY ELECTION?"
  S 2. The election law is amended by adding a new section 5-507 to read
as follows:
  S 5-507. VOTER PRE-REGISTRATION AND EDUCATION ON  VOTER  PRE-REGISTRA-
TION.  1.  PRE-REGISTRATION.   A PERSON WHO IS AT LEAST SIXTEEN YEARS OF
AGE AND WHO IS OTHERWISE QUALIFIED TO REGISTER TO VOTE MAY  PRE-REGISTER
TO  VOTE, AND SHALL BE AUTOMATICALLY REGISTERED UPON REACHING THE AGE OF
ELIGIBILITY, FOLLOWING VERIFICATION OF THE PERSON'S  QUALIFICATIONS  AND
ADDRESS.

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