senate Bill S1368

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Clarifies that individuals have the ability to vote by absentee ballot where their maximum sentence of imprisonment has expired

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Jan 09, 2013 referred to education

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S1368 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3394
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2018-a & 2018-b, Ed L; amd §§84-a, 175-b & 213-b, Town L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S376, A9661
2009-2010: S4737A, A5190A

S1368 - Summary

Clarifies that individuals have the ability to vote by absentee ballot in certain elections where their maximum sentence of imprisonment has expired.

S1368 - Sponsor Memo

S1368 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1368

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law and the town law, in relation to clar-
  ifying that individuals have the ability to vote  by  absentee  ballot
  where their maximum sentence of imprisonment has expired

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

  Section 1. Paragraph b of subdivision  5  of  section  2018-a  of  the
education  law,  as amended by section 8 of part LL of chapter 56 of the
laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  b. On the reverse side of such envelope shall be printed the following
statement:

                       STATEMENT OF ABSENTEE VOTER

  I do declare that I am a citizen of the United States, and will be  at
least  eighteen  years  of  age,  on  the  date  of  the school district
election; that I will have been a resident of  this  state  and  of  the
school  district  and  school  election  district,  if any, shown on the
reverse side of this envelope for thirty days next  preceding  the  said
election  and duly registered in the school district and school election
district, if any, shown on the reverse side of this envelope and that  I
am  or  on such date will be, a qualified voter of said school district;
that I will be unable to appear personally on the  day  of  said  school
district  election  at the polling place of the said district in which I
am or will be a qualified voter because  of  the  reason  stated  on  my
application  heretofore  submitted;  that  I have not qualified, or do I
intend to vote, elsewhere than as set forth on the reverse side of  this
envelope; that I have not received or offered, do not expect to receive,
have not paid, offered or promised to pay, contributed, offered or prom-

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

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