senate Bill S2852A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the provision of voter registration forms to students by colleges, universities and public school districts

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 06, 2014 print number 2852a
amend and recommit to elections
Jan 08, 2014 referred to elections
Jan 24, 2013 referred to elections

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S2852 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2107A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-211, 5-210 & 5-500, add §5-507, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S542C, A8631B
2009-2010: S1872C

S2852 - Summary

Provides for the provision of voter registration forms to students by colleges, universities and public school districts; authorizes the pre-registration to vote of 16 year olds.

S2852 - Sponsor Memo

S2852 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2852

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- 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 registration  and
  enrollment

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

  Section 1. Section 5-211 of the election law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 18 to read as follows:
  18.  ALL COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES AND PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS LOCATED IN
THIS STATE SHALL MAKE VOTER REGISTRATION FORMS AVAILABLE TO ANY ELIGIBLE
STUDENTS IN THE SAME MANNER AND SUBJECT TO THE SAME PROVISIONS AND RULES
AND REGULATIONS AS ALL OTHER DESIGNATED AGENCIES; EXCEPT THAT A COLLEGE,
UNIVERSITY OR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO COLLECT OR
MAINTAIN FORMS CONTAINING AN INDIVIDUAL'S  DECLINATION  TO  REGISTER  TO
VOTE  AS  REQUIRED  BY  SUBDIVISION TEN OF THIS SECTION, OR TO CONDUCT A
STUDY AND REPORT THEREON AS REQUIRED BY SUBDIVISION  SEVENTEEN  OF  THIS
SECTION.
  EACH COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY AND PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL PROVIDE EACH
ELIGIBLE  STUDENT  WITH A REGISTRATION FORM WITHIN THE FIRST THREE WEEKS
OF THE FIRST SEMESTER OF THE ACADEMIC YEAR OR SUCH  STUDENT'S  ENTRY  TO
SCHOOL  OR  ARRIVAL ON CAMPUS PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISIONS TWO, THREE, FOUR,
FIVE, SEVEN, NINE, ELEVEN, TWELVE AND FIFTEEN  OF  THIS  SECTION.  EVERY
COLLEGE,  UNIVERSITY AND PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL DESIGNATE AT LEAST
ONE CONVENIENT CAMPUS LOCATION WHERE STUDENTS MAY RECEIVE  VOTER  REGIS-
TRATION  FORMS  AND PERSONAL ASSISTANCE IN THE COMPLETION OF SUCH FORMS.
EACH COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL  PUBLICIZE  ITS
VOTER  REGISTRATION  SERVICES  PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION  SEVEN  OF THIS
SECTION, AND SHALL OFFER TO COLLECT AND TRANSMIT COMPLETED VOTER  REGIS-
TRATION  FORMS FROM STUDENTS TO THE LOCAL BOARD OF ELECTIONS PURSUANT TO
SUBDIVISIONS TWO, THREE, FIVE, NINE, ELEVEN, TWELVE AND FIFTEEN OF  THIS
SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03546-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S2852A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2107A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-211, 5-210 & 5-500, add §5-507, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S542C, A8631B
2009-2010: S1872C

S2852A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the provision of voter registration forms to students by colleges, universities and public school districts; authorizes the pre-registration to vote of 16 year olds.

S2852A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2852A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2852--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KLEIN, SMITH -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections  --  recom-
  mitted 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 registration  and
  enrollment

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

  Section 1. Section 5-211 of the election law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 18 to read as follows:
  18.  ALL COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES AND PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS LOCATED IN
THIS STATE SHALL MAKE VOTER REGISTRATION FORMS AVAILABLE TO ANY ELIGIBLE
STUDENTS IN THE SAME MANNER AND SUBJECT TO THE SAME PROVISIONS AND RULES
AND REGULATIONS AS ALL OTHER DESIGNATED AGENCIES; EXCEPT THAT A COLLEGE,
UNIVERSITY OR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO COLLECT OR
MAINTAIN FORMS CONTAINING AN INDIVIDUAL'S  DECLINATION  TO  REGISTER  TO
VOTE  AS  REQUIRED  BY  SUBDIVISION TEN OF THIS SECTION, OR TO CONDUCT A
STUDY AND REPORT THEREON AS REQUIRED BY SUBDIVISION  SEVENTEEN  OF  THIS
SECTION.
  EACH COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY AND PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL PROVIDE EACH
ELIGIBLE  STUDENT  WITH A REGISTRATION FORM WITHIN THE FIRST THREE WEEKS
OF THE FIRST SEMESTER OF THE ACADEMIC YEAR OR SUCH  STUDENT'S  ENTRY  TO
SCHOOL  OR  ARRIVAL ON CAMPUS PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISIONS TWO, THREE, FOUR,
FIVE, SEVEN, NINE, ELEVEN, TWELVE AND FIFTEEN  OF  THIS  SECTION.  EVERY
COLLEGE,  UNIVERSITY AND PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL DESIGNATE AT LEAST
ONE CONVENIENT CAMPUS LOCATION WHERE STUDENTS MAY RECEIVE  VOTER  REGIS-
TRATION  FORMS  AND PERSONAL ASSISTANCE IN THE COMPLETION OF SUCH FORMS.
EACH COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL  PUBLICIZE  ITS
VOTER  REGISTRATION  SERVICES  PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION  SEVEN  OF THIS
SECTION, AND SHALL OFFER TO COLLECT AND TRANSMIT COMPLETED VOTER  REGIS-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03546-02-4

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