senate Bill S1990

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that the board of elections shall transfer a registration and enrollment of a voter to wherever they move in the state, even if it's a new county

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to elections
Jan 09, 2013 referred to elections


S1990 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-208 & 8-302, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A7011
2011-2012: S5236, A1230, A8633
2015-2016: S858, A5598
2017-2018: S1732, A3411, A9826
2019-2020: S1099, A775

S1990 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that the board of elections shall transfer a registration and enrollment of a voter to wherever they move in the state, even if the voter moves to a new county.

S1990 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1990 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             January 9, 2013

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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 a  universal  jurisdic-
  tion voting act


  Section 1. Subdivisions 1, 4, and 8 of section 5-208 of  the  election
law, subdivisions 1 and 8 as amended by chapter 200 of the laws of 1996,
subdivision  4  as added by chapter 659 of the laws of 1994, are amended
to read as follows:
  1. The board of elections shall transfer the registration and  enroll-
ment  of any voter for whom it receives a notice of change of address to
another address in [the same county or city] NEW YORK STATE, or for  any
voter  who  casts  a  ballot  in an affidavit ballot envelope which sets
forth such a new address.  Such notices shall include, but not be limit-
ed to, notices received from any state agency  which  conducts  a  voter
registration  program  pursuant  to the provisions of sections 5-211 and
5-212 of this title, that the voter has notified such agency of a change
of address in [the same city or county] NEW YORK STATE unless the  voter
has  indicated that such change of address is not for voter registration
purposes, notices of change of address from  the  United  States  Postal
Service  through the National Change of Address System, any notices of a
forwarding address on mail sent to a voter by the board of elections and
returned by the postal service, national  or  state  voter  registration
forms, confirmation mailing response cards, United States Postal Service
notices  to correspondents of change of address, applications for regis-
tration from persons already registered in [such  county  or  city]  NEW
YORK  STATE, or any other notices to correspondents sent to the board of
elections by such voters.

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


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