senate Bill S888A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Makes provisions regarding the designation of polling places on college campuses

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 10, 2014 print number 888a
amend and recommit to elections
Jan 08, 2014 referred to elections
Jan 09, 2013 referred to elections

Co-Sponsors

S888 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1116A
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4-104 & 4-100, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1851A, A2162A
2009-2010: S2003A, A3430, A9386A

S888 - Summary

Provides that whenever a contiguous property of a college or university contains three hundred or more registrants, the polling place designated for such election district shall be on such contiguous property or at a location approved by the college or university.

S888 - Sponsor Memo

S888 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   888

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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  boundaries  of
  election districts and the designation of polling places

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

  Section 1. Section 4-104 of the election law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 5-a to read as follows:
  5-A.  WHENEVER  A  CONTIGUOUS  PROPERTY  OF  A  COLLEGE  OR UNIVERSITY
CONTAINS THREE HUNDRED OR MORE  REGISTRANTS  (EXCLUDING  REGISTRANTS  IN
INACTIVE  STATUS)  WHO  ARE  REGISTERED  TO  VOTE  AT AN ADDRESS ON SUCH
CONTIGUOUS PROPERTY, THE POLLING PLACE DESIGNATED FOR  SUCH  REGISTRANTS
SHALL  BE  ON  SUCH CONTIGUOUS PROPERTY OR AT A LOCATION APPROVED BY THE
COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY.
  S 2. Paragraph a of subdivision 3 of section  4-100  of  the  election
law,  as  amended by chapter 659 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read
as follows:
  a. Each election district shall be in compact  form  and  may  not  be
partly within and partly without a ward, town, city, a village which has
five  thousand  or  more  inhabitants and is wholly within one town, THE
CONTIGUOUS PROPERTY OF A COLLEGE  OR  UNIVERSITY  WHICH  CONTAINS  THREE
HUNDRED  OR  MORE REGISTRANTS (EXCLUDING REGISTRANTS IN INACTIVE STATUS)
WHO ARE REGISTERED TO VOTE AT AN ADDRESS ON SUCH CONTIGUOUS PROPERTY, or
a county legislative, assembly, senatorial  or  congressional  district.
Except as provided in paragraph b of this subdivision, election district
boundaries,  other  than those boundaries which are coterminous with the
boundaries of those political subdivisions  AND  COLLEGE  OR  UNIVERSITY
PROPERTIES  mentioned  in this paragraph, must be streets, rivers, rail-
road lines or other permanent characteristics of the landscape which are
clearly visible to any person without the need to use any  technical  or

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

Co-Sponsors

S888A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1116A
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4-104 & 4-100, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1851A, A2162A
2009-2010: S2003A, A3430, A9386A

S888A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that whenever a contiguous property of a college or university contains three hundred or more registrants, the polling place designated for such election district shall be on such contiguous property or at a location approved by the college or university.

S888A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S888A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 888--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. PARKER, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Elections  --
  recommitted  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 the boundaries of
  election districts and the designation of polling places

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

  Section  1.  Section  4-104 of the election law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 5-a to read as follows:
  5-A. WHENEVER  A  CONTIGUOUS  PROPERTY  OF  A  COLLEGE  OR  UNIVERSITY
CONTAINS  THREE  HUNDRED  OR  MORE REGISTRANTS (EXCLUDING REGISTRANTS IN
INACTIVE STATUS) WHO ARE REGISTERED  TO  VOTE  AT  AN  ADDRESS  ON  SUCH
CONTIGUOUS  PROPERTY,  THE POLLING PLACE DESIGNATED FOR SUCH REGISTRANTS
SHALL BE ON SUCH CONTIGUOUS PROPERTY OR AT A LOCATION  APPROVED  BY  THE
COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY.
  S  2.  Paragraph  a  of subdivision 3 of section 4-100 of the election
law, as amended by chapter 659 of the laws of 1994, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  a.  Each  election  district  shall  be in compact form and may not be
partly within and partly without a ward, town, city, a village which has
five thousand or more inhabitants and is wholly  within  one  town,  THE
CONTIGUOUS  PROPERTY  OF  A  COLLEGE  OR UNIVERSITY WHICH CONTAINS THREE
HUNDRED OR MORE REGISTRANTS (EXCLUDING REGISTRANTS IN  INACTIVE  STATUS)
WHO ARE REGISTERED TO VOTE AT AN ADDRESS ON SUCH CONTIGUOUS PROPERTY, or
a  county  legislative,  assembly, senatorial or congressional district.
Except as provided in paragraph b of this subdivision, election district
boundaries, other than those boundaries which are coterminous  with  the
boundaries  of  those  political  subdivisions AND COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY

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

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