senate Bill S4758

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Amends the constitution to allow person who will be 18 years old at the the time of a presidential election to vote in primary election if 17 at the time

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 11, 2014 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 13, 2014 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 08, 2014 referred to judiciary
Jun 18, 2013 opinion referred to judiciary
Jun 04, 2013 to attorney-general for opinion
Apr 22, 2013 referred to judiciary

S4758 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A523
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 2 ยง1, Constn
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6123, A4464
2009-2010: S4226, A5110

S4758 - Summary

Amends the constitution to allow a person who will be 18 years old at the the time of a presidential election to vote in the presidential primary election if he or she is 17 years of age at the time of the presidential primary election.

S4758 - Sponsor Memo

S4758 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  4758

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 22, 2013
                               ___________

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

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to section 1 of article 2 of the constitution, in
  relation to qualifications of voters

  Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That section 1 of  arti-
cle 2 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  Section  1.  Every citizen shall be entitled to vote at every election
for all officers elected by the people and upon all questions  submitted
to  the  vote of the people provided that such citizen is eighteen years
of age or over and shall have been a resident of this state, and of  the
county,  city,  or  village  for thirty days next preceding an election;
PROVIDED, HOWEVER, A CITIZEN WHO IS SEVENTEEN YEARS OF AGE AT  THE  TIME
OF A PRIMARY ELECTION FOR PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND WHO WILL BE
EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE AT THE TIME OF THE GENERAL ELECTION FOR WHICH SUCH
PRIMARY  ELECTION  IS  HELD  SHALL  BE  ELIGIBLE TO VOTE IN SUCH PRIMARY
ELECTION.
  S 2. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the  foregoing  amendment
be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the
next  succeeding  general  election  of members of the assembly, and, in
conformity with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution,  be
published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD89006-01-3

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