assembly Bill A2107A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the provision of voter registration forms to students by colleges, universities and public school districts

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 11, 2014 print number 2107a
Feb 11, 2014 amend and recommit to election law
Jan 08, 2014 referred to election law
Jan 09, 2013 referred to election law

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A2107 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2852
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-211, 5-210 & 5-500, add §5-507, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S1872
2011-2012: A8631, S542

A2107 - Summary

Provides for the provision of voter registration forms to students by colleges, universities and public school districts; authorizes the pre-registration to vote of 16 year olds.

A2107 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2107

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. KAVANAGH, MILLMAN, BROOK-KRASNY, WRIGHT, JAFFEE,
  DINOWITZ, ZEBROWSKI, GABRYSZAK, COOK, MAISEL, CASTRO, CAMARA,  RIVERA,
  COLTON,  STEVENSON,  BARRON,  ROBERTS,  HIKIND,  ROSENTHAL,  CAHILL --
  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.   BRENNAN,   GOTTFRIED,   HEASTIE,
  PEOPLES-STOKES,  RUSSELL,  SWEENEY  --  read  once and referred to the
  Committee on Election Law

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to voter registration  and
  enrollment

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

  Section 1. Section 5-211 of the election law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 18 to read as follows:
  18.  ALL COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES AND PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS LOCATED IN
THIS STATE SHALL MAKE VOTER REGISTRATION FORMS AVAILABLE TO ANY ELIGIBLE
STUDENTS IN THE SAME MANNER AND SUBJECT TO THE SAME PROVISIONS AND RULES
AND REGULATIONS AS ALL OTHER DESIGNATED AGENCIES; EXCEPT THAT A COLLEGE,
UNIVERSITY OR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO COLLECT OR
MAINTAIN FORMS CONTAINING AN INDIVIDUAL'S  DECLINATION  TO  REGISTER  TO
VOTE  AS  REQUIRED  BY  SUBDIVISION TEN OF THIS SECTION, OR TO CONDUCT A
STUDY AND REPORT THEREON AS REQUIRED BY SUBDIVISION  SEVENTEEN  OF  THIS
SECTION.
  EACH COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY AND PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL PROVIDE EACH
ELIGIBLE  STUDENT  WITH A REGISTRATION FORM WITHIN THE FIRST THREE WEEKS
OF THE FIRST SEMESTER OF THE ACADEMIC YEAR OR SUCH  STUDENT'S  ENTRY  TO
SCHOOL  OR  ARRIVAL ON CAMPUS PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISIONS TWO, THREE, FOUR,
FIVE, SEVEN, NINE, ELEVEN, TWELVE AND FIFTEEN  OF  THIS  SECTION.  EVERY
COLLEGE,  UNIVERSITY AND PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL DESIGNATE AT LEAST
ONE CONVENIENT CAMPUS LOCATION WHERE STUDENTS MAY RECEIVE  VOTER  REGIS-
TRATION  FORMS  AND PERSONAL ASSISTANCE IN THE COMPLETION OF SUCH FORMS.
EACH COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL  PUBLICIZE  ITS

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

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A2107A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2852
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-211, 5-210 & 5-500, add §5-507, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S1872
2011-2012: A8631, S542

A2107A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the provision of voter registration forms to students by colleges, universities and public school districts; authorizes the pre-registration to vote of 16 year olds.

A2107A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2107--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, MILLMAN, BROOK-KRASNY, WRIGHT, JAFFEE,
  DINOWITZ, ZEBROWSKI, COOK, CAMARA, RIVERA,  COLTON,  ROBERTS,  HIKIND,
  ROSENTHAL,  CAHILL  --  Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A. BRENNAN, GOTT-
  FRIED, HEASTIE, PEOPLES-STOKES, PERRY, RUSSELL, SWEENEY --  read  once
  and  referred  to  the Committee on Election Law -- recommitted to the
  Committee on Election Law in accordance with Assembly Rule 3,  sec.  2
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to voter registration  and
  enrollment

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

  Section 1. Section 5-211 of the election law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 18 to read as follows:
  18.  ALL COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES AND PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS LOCATED IN
THIS STATE SHALL MAKE VOTER REGISTRATION FORMS AVAILABLE TO ANY ELIGIBLE
STUDENTS IN THE SAME MANNER AND SUBJECT TO THE SAME PROVISIONS AND RULES
AND REGULATIONS AS ALL OTHER DESIGNATED AGENCIES; EXCEPT THAT A COLLEGE,
UNIVERSITY OR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO COLLECT OR
MAINTAIN FORMS CONTAINING AN INDIVIDUAL'S  DECLINATION  TO  REGISTER  TO
VOTE  AS  REQUIRED  BY  SUBDIVISION TEN OF THIS SECTION, OR TO CONDUCT A
STUDY AND REPORT THEREON AS REQUIRED BY SUBDIVISION  SEVENTEEN  OF  THIS
SECTION.
  EACH COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY AND PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL PROVIDE EACH
ELIGIBLE  STUDENT  WITH A REGISTRATION FORM WITHIN THE FIRST THREE WEEKS
OF THE FIRST SEMESTER OF THE ACADEMIC YEAR OR SUCH  STUDENT'S  ENTRY  TO
SCHOOL  OR  ARRIVAL ON CAMPUS PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISIONS TWO, THREE, FOUR,
FIVE, SEVEN, NINE, ELEVEN, TWELVE AND FIFTEEN  OF  THIS  SECTION.  EVERY
COLLEGE,  UNIVERSITY AND PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL DESIGNATE AT LEAST
ONE CONVENIENT CAMPUS LOCATION WHERE STUDENTS MAY RECEIVE  VOTER  REGIS-

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