assembly Bill A8305

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Enacts the "Modernized voter registration act of New York"

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to election law
Jun 19, 2015 referred to election law

A8305 - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§5-200, 5-201, 5-205 & 5-207, amd §5-210, El L

A8305 - Summary

Enacts the "Modernized voter registration act of New York."

A8305 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8305

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 19, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. WALKER -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Election Law

AN  ACT  to amend the election law, in relation to enacting the "Modern-
  ized Voter Registration Act of New York"

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Modernized
Voter Registration Act of New York".
  S  2.  The  election law is amended by adding four new sections 5-200,
5-201, 5-205 and 5-207 to read as follows:
  S 5-200. AUTOMATED VOTER REGISTRATION.  1. NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER
MANNER  OF  REGISTRATION  REQUIRED  BY  THIS ARTICLE, EACH PERSON IN THE
STATE QUALIFIED TO VOTE PURSUANT TO SECTION 5-102 OF THIS ARTICLE, SHALL
BE AUTOMATICALLY  REGISTERED  TO  VOTE  AS  PROVIDED  IN  THIS  SECTION,
PROVIDED THAT THE PERSON CONSENTS TO VOTER REGISTRATION.
  2.  THE  STATE  BOARD  OF ELECTIONS OR COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS SHALL
REGISTER TO VOTE OR UPDATE THE REGISTRATION RECORD OF ANY PERSON IN  THE
STATE  QUALIFIED  TO  VOTE PURSUANT TO SECTION 5-102 OF THIS ARTICLE WHO
CONSENTS TO THE REGISTRATION OR UPDATE AND DOES ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:
  (A) COMPLETES AN APPLICATION FOR A NEW OR  RENEWED  DRIVER'S  LICENSE,
NON-DRIVER   IDENTIFICATION   CARD,  PRE-LICENSING  COURSE  CERTIFICATE,
LEARNER'S PERMIT OR CERTIFICATION OF SUPERVISED DRIVING WITH THE DEPART-
MENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, OR NOTIFIES SUCH  DEPARTMENT  IN  WRITING  OF  A
CHANGE OF HIS OR HER NAME OR ADDRESS;
  (B)  COMPLETES AN APPLICATION FOR SERVICES, RENEWAL OR RECERTIFICATION
FOR SERVICES, OR CHANGE OF ADDRESS RELATING TO SUCH SERVICES FROM  AGEN-
CIES DESIGNATED IN SECTION 5-211 OF THIS TITLE;
  (C)  COMPLETES AN APPLICATION FOR SERVICES, RENEWAL OR RECERTIFICATION
FOR SERVICES, OR CHANGE OF ADDRESS RELATING TO SUCH  SERVICES  FROM  ANY
MUNICIPAL  HOUSING  AUTHORITY  AS  SET  FORTH IN ARTICLE THIRTEEN OF THE
PUBLIC HOUSING LAW;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11698-01-5

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