senate Bill S858A

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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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 06, 2016 print number 858a
May 06, 2016 amend and recommit to elections
Jan 06, 2016 referred to elections
Jan 07, 2015 referred to elections

Co-Sponsors

S858 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5598
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
2013-2014: S1990, A83
2017-2018: S1732, A3411, A9826
2019-2020: S1099, A775

S858 - 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.

S858 - Sponsor Memo

S858 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   858

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. CARLUCCI, AVELLA, HASSELL-THOMPSON, PARKER, PERKINS
  -- 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

  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

S858A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5598
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
2013-2014: S1990, A83
2017-2018: S1732, A3411, A9826
2019-2020: S1099, A775

S858A (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.

S858A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S858A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 858--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. CARLUCCI, AVELLA, HASSELL-THOMPSON, PARKER, PERKINS
  -- 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 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-
ing  response cards, United States Postal Service notices to correspond-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03807-03-6

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