senate Bill S1992B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to voter pre-registration

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 14, 2014 print number 1992b
amend and recommit to elections
Jan 08, 2014 referred to elections
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
Jun 11, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 10, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 05, 2013 1st report cal.1144
May 24, 2013 print number 1992a
amend and recommit to elections
Jan 09, 2013 referred to elections

Votes

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Jun 3, 2013 - Elections committee Vote

S1992A
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Committee Vote: Jun 3, 2013

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S1992 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2042B
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5-500, add §5-507, El L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5256, A7440

S1992 - Summary

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

S1992 - Sponsor Memo

S1992 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1992

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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 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.
  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.

Co-Sponsors

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S1992A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2042B
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5-500, add §5-507, El L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5256, A7440

S1992A - Summary

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

S1992A - Sponsor Memo

S1992A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1992--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. CARLUCCI, ADAMS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Elections  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

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
INCLUDE COLLABORATION WITH COUNTY BOARDS OF ELECTIONS TO  CONDUCT  VOTER
REGISTRATION  AND  PRE-REGISTRATION  IN  HIGH  SCHOOLS.  COMPLETION  AND

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

Co-Sponsors

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S1992B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2042B
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5-500, add §5-507, El L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5256, A7440

S1992B (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S1992B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1992B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1992--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. CARLUCCI, AVELLA, ESPAILLAT, HOYLMAN, PARKER -- read
  twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
  Committee on Elections -- committee discharged, bill amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said committee -- recommitted
  to the Committee on Elections in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

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

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

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