senate Bill S2801

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Allows any qualified person to apply for voter registration and enrollment by application made with an application for any hunting or fishing license

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
Feb 26, 2014 advanced to third reading
Feb 11, 2014 2nd report cal.
Feb 10, 2014 1st report cal.151
Jan 08, 2014 referred to elections
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 03, 2013 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 24, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 23, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 22, 2013 1st report cal.367
Jan 23, 2013 referred to elections

Votes

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Feb 10, 2014 - Elections committee Vote

S2801
7
1
committee
7
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Elections Committee Vote: Feb 10, 2014

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

Apr 22, 2013 - Elections committee Vote

S2801
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Elections Committee Vote: Apr 22, 2013

S2801 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4903
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง5-217, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6351, A4222
2009-2010: A2960

S2801 - Summary

Allows any qualified person to apply for voter registration and enrollment by application made with an application for any hunting or fishing license.

S2801 - Sponsor Memo

S2801 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2801

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  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  the  registration  and
  enrollment of voters

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

  Section 1. The election law is amended by adding a new  section  5-217
to read as follows:
  S  5-217.  ADDITIONAL REGISTRATION. 1. IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER METHOD
OF VOTER REGISTRATION PROVIDED FOR IN THIS ARTICLE, ANY QUALIFIED PERSON
MAY APPLY FOR REGISTRATION AND ENROLLMENT BY APPLICATION MADE SIMULTANE-
OUSLY AND INTEGRATED  WITH  AN  APPLICATION  FOR  ANY  TYPE  OF  HUNTING
LICENSE, A FISHING LICENSE, AND ANY COMBINATION OF BOTH.
  2.  THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION, WITH THE APPROVAL OF
THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, SHALL DESIGN A FORM OR FORMS WHICH  SHALL,
IN  ADDITION  TO  ELICITING  SUCH  INFORMATION AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY THE
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION FOR A  HUNTING  LICENSE  AND/OR
FISHING  LICENSE,  SERVE  AS AN APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION AND ENROLL-
MENT, OR A REGISTRATION NECESSITATED BY A CHANGE OF RESIDENCE. THE  COST
OF  SUCH FORMS SHALL BE BORNE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSER-
VATION.
  3. THE VOTER REGISTRATION PORTION OF SUCH FORMS SHALL:
  (A) NOT  REQUIRE  ANY  INFORMATION  THAT  DUPLICATES  THE  INFORMATION
REQUIRED  ON  THE  APPLICATION FOR THE LICENSE PORTION AND SHALL REQUIRE
ONLY SUCH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, INCLUDING THE  APPLICANT'S  SIGNATURE,
AS  WILL ENABLE ELECTION OFFICIALS TO ASSESS THE APPLICANT'S ELIGIBILITY
TO REGISTER TO VOTE, PREVENT DUPLICATE REGISTRATION  AND  TO  ADMINISTER
VOTER REGISTRATION AND OTHER PARTS OF THE ELECTION PROCESS;
  (B)  INCLUDE  A  STATEMENT  OF  THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR VOTER
REGISTRATION AND SHALL REQUIRE THE APPLICANT TO ATTEST  BY  HIS  OR  HER

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04464-01-3

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