senate Bill S3252

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the state board of elections to undertake a study of the feasibility for voting by mail, telephone and/or internet

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to elections
Jan 31, 2013 referred to elections

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S3252 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3188
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Elections
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S424, S5204, A5204
2009-2010: S3590, A6716

S3252 - Summary

Provides for the state board of elections to undertake a study of the feasibility for voting by mail, telephone and/or the internet; authorizes a pilot program for such voting during the study; requires a report to the governor and legislature.

S3252 - Sponsor Memo

S3252 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3252

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KRUEGER, HASSELL-THOMPSON, PERKINS, SERRANO, SQUA-
  DRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be commit-
  ted to the Committee on Elections

AN ACT providing for the state board of elections to undertake  a  study
  on  the feasibility of permitting voting by mail, telephone and/or the
  internet and to establish pilot projects relating thereto

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

  Section 1. The state board of elections shall undertake a study on the
feasibility of permitting voting by mail, telephone and/or the internet.
Such study shall include but not be limited to evaluation of the ability
of verifying votes by mail, telephone and/or the internet and the impact
on the number of the electorate voting in primary and general elections.
Notwithstanding  any  other  provision  of  law  to the contrary, at any
primary or general election during the undertaking of  such  study,  the
state  board  of elections may provide a pilot program permitting voting
by mail, telephone and/or the internet.   The state board  of  elections
shall  submit  such  study including recommendations to the governor and
state legislature within twenty-four months of  the  effective  date  of
this act.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07423-01-3

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