|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 03, 2014||held for consideration in election law|
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to election law|
|Mar 07, 2013||referred to election law|
assembly Bill A5858
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Carmen E. Arroyo
Ellen C. Jaffee
A5858 (ACTIVE) - Details
A5858 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Provides for the inclusion, at a voter's option, of an email address in the voter registration application and record, whereupon notices and other communication required to be sent to the voter by the state board of elections shall be sent by email in addition to postal mail; county boards of elections and the board of elections of the city of New York shall have the option of sending required notices and communications by email in addition to postal mail to certain voters.
A5858 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5858 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y March 7, 2013 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. GALEF, DINOWITZ, MILLMAN, ARROYO, JAFFEE, KAVANAGH, CAMARA, KOLB, GIGLIO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BOYLAND, BROOK-KRASNY, CAHILL, CLARK, COLTON, DUPREY, FINCH, GOTT- FRIED, McDONOUGH, PAULIN, SCARBOROUGH, THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Election Law AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to including e-mail addresses in voter registration data THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraphs (k) and (l) of subdivision 5 of section 5-210 of the election law, as amended by chapter 179 of the laws of 2005, subpar- agraph (xii) of paragraph (k) as added by chapter 362 of the laws of 2008, are amended to read as follows: (k) The form shall also include space for the following information, which must be contained on the inside of the form after it is folded for mailing: (i) A space for the applicant to indicate whether or not he or she has ever voted or registered to vote before and, if so, the approximate year in which such applicant last voted or registered and his or her name and address at the time. (ii) The name and residence address of the applicant including the zip code and apartment number, if any. (iii) A SPACE FOR THE FURNISHING OF AN E-MAIL ADDRESS, THE FURNISHING OF WHICH SHALL BE OPTIONAL, TOGETHER WITH A NOTICE STATING THAT IF AN E-MAIL ADDRESS IS FURNISHED, ALL NOTICES AND COMMUNICATIONS OTHERWISE REQUIRED TO BE SENT BY THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS TO THE VOTER BY POSTAL MAIL SHALL BE SENT BY E-MAIL IN ADDITION TO POSTAL MAIL. COUNTY BOARDS OF ELECTIONS AND THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK SHALL HAVE THE OPTION OF SENDING NOTICES AND COMMUNICATIONS OTHERWISE REQUIRED TO BE SENT TO THE VOTER BY POSTAL MAIL BY E-MAIL IN ADDITION TO POSTAL MAIL IF THE VOTER FURNISHES AN EMAIL ADDRESS. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04490-01-3
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