assembly Bill A5598A

2015-2016 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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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 12, 2016 advanced to third reading cal.600
May 11, 2016 reported
May 04, 2016 print number 5598a
May 04, 2016 amend and recommit to election law
Jan 06, 2016 referred to election law
Feb 27, 2015 referred to election law

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A5598 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S858
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-208 & 8-302, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A7011
2011-2012: A1230, A8633, S5236
2013-2014: A83, S1990
2017-2018: A3411, A9826, S1732
2019-2020: A775, S1099

A5598 - 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.

A5598 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5598

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 27, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. KAVANAGH, ROSENTHAL, LUPARDO, COLTON, MOSLEY,
  ENGLEBRIGHT, FAHY -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ABINANTI, BRENNAN,
  CAHILL, FARRELL, GOTTFRIED -- read once and referred to the  Committee
  on Election Law

AN  ACT  to amend the election law, in relation to a universal jurisdic-
  tion voting act

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

  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.
                                                           LBD03807-01-5

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

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A5598A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S858
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-208 & 8-302, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A7011
2011-2012: A1230, A8633, S5236
2013-2014: A83, S1990
2017-2018: A3411, A9826, S1732
2019-2020: A775, S1099

A5598A (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.

A5598A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5598--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 27, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. KAVANAGH, ROSENTHAL, LUPARDO, COLTON, MOSLEY,
  ENGLEBRIGHT, FAHY -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ABINANTI, BRENNAN,
  CAHILL, FARRELL, GOTTFRIED -- read once and referred to the  Committee
  on  Election  Law  --  recommitted to the Committee on Election Law in
  accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to a  universal  jurisdic-
  tion voting act

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

  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
and a new subdivision 9 is added to read as follows:
  1. The board of elections shall transfer the registration and  enroll-
ment of any voter APPEARING ON A STATEWIDE VOTER LIST PURSUANT TO SUBDI-
VISION  ONE  OF SECTION 5-614 OF THE ELECTION LAW 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 affida-
vit ballot envelope which sets forth such a new address.   Such  notices
shall  include,  but  not be limited 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  mail-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03807-02-6

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