senate Bill S2541

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that tenants of residential real property shall be provided with voter registration forms

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to judiciary
Jan 18, 2013 referred to judiciary

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S2541 - Details

Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง238-a, RP L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1560
2009-2010: S7744

S2541 - Summary

Provides that tenants of residential real property shall be provided with voter registration forms.

S2541 - Sponsor Memo

S2541 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2541

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the real property law, in relation to providing  tenants
  of residential real property with voter registration forms

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

  Section 1. The real property law is amended by adding  a  new  section
238-a to read as follows:
  S  238-A.  VOTER REGISTRATION FORMS. 1. EVERY TENANT WHO ENTERS INTO A
LEASE TO RENT RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY LOCATED WITHIN THIS STATE  SHALL
BE  PROVIDED WITH ANY FORMS NECESSARY TO COMPLY WITH THE VOTER REGISTRA-
TION REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN ARTICLE FIVE OF THE ELECTION LAW.    SUCH
FORMS SHALL BE PROVIDED BY THE LANDLORD OR THE LANDLORD'S REPRESENTATIVE
AT  THE  TIME  SUCH LEASE IS SIGNED AND DELIVERED BY THE LANDLORD OR THE
LANDLORD'S REPRESENTATIVE TO THE TENANT OR THE TENANT'S  REPRESENTATIVE,
WHETHER IN PERSON OR BY MAIL.
  2. EACH COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO
MAKE  AVAILABLE  TO  PERSONS  WHO RENT RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY IN THIS
STATE ALL FORMS NECESSARY FOR COMPLIANCE WITH  THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS
SECTION.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04493-01-3

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