senate Bill S100

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the verification of voter registration

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to elections
Jan 09, 2013 referred to elections

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S100 - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง8-302, El L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7112

S100 - Summary

Requires the inspector to require that the voter produce a driver's license or department of motor vehicles non-driver photo ID card or other current and valid photo identification before permitting the voter to cast his or her vote on the voting machine.

S100 - Sponsor Memo

S100 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   100

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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 verification  of  voter
  registration

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2-a of section 8-302 of the  election  law,  as
added by chapter 179 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
  2-a.  (a)  [If a voter's name appears in the computer generated regis-
tration list with a notation indicating that the  voter's  identity  was
not  yet verified as required by the federal Help America Vote Act, the]
THE inspector shall require that the voter produce [one of the following
types of identification] A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHI-
CLES NON-DRIVER PHOTO ID CARD OR OTHER CURRENT AND VALID PHOTO IDENTIFI-
CATION before permitting the voter to cast his or her vote on the voting
machine[:
  (i) a driver's license or  department  of  motor  vehicles  non-driver
photo ID card or other current and valid photo identification;
  (ii)  a  copy  of  a  current utility bill, bank statement, government
check, paycheck or other government document that  shows  the  name  and
address of the voter].
  (b)  If  the voter produces an identification document listed in para-
graph (a) of this subdivision, the inspector shall indicate  so  in  the
computer  generated registration list, the voter will be deemed verified
as required by the federal Help America Vote Act and the voter shall  be
permitted to cast his or her vote on the voting machine.
  (c) If the voter does not produce an identification document listed in
paragraph  (a)  of this subdivision, the voter shall only be entitled to
vote by affidavit ballot unless a court order provides otherwise.
  S 2.  This act shall take effect immediately.

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

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