|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 14, 2016||ordered to third reading rules cal.281|
rules report cal.281
|Jun 02, 2016||reported referred to rules|
|Jan 06, 2016||referred to election law|
|May 20, 2015||referred to election law|
assembly Bill A7634
Archive: Last Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Luis R. Sepúlveda
A7634 (ACTIVE) - Details
A7634 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to voting and registration for voting by convicted felons; provides such convicted felons may vote if such person's maximum sentence of imprisonment has expired, or such person is serving a term of parole, presumptive release, conditional release or post-release supervision.
A7634 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7634 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y May 20, 2015 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. O'DONNELL -- read once and referred to the Committee on Election Law AN ACT to amend the election law and the correction law, in relation to voting by convicted felons THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 5-106 of the election law, as amended by chapter 373 of the laws of 1978, is amended to read as follows: 2. No person who has been convicted of a felony AND SENTENCED TO A PERIOD OF IMPRISONMENT FOR SUCH FELONY pursuant to the laws of this state, shall have the right to register for or vote at any election unless he [shall have been pardoned or restored to the rights of citi- zenship by the governor, or his maximum sentence of imprisonment has expired, or he has been discharged from parole. The governor, however, may attach as a condition to any such pardon a provision that any such person shall not have the right of suffrage until it shall have been separately restored to him] OR SHE HAS BEEN RELEASED FROM INCARCERATION FOR SUCH FELONY OR RELEASED FROM SERVING A TIME ASSESSMENT PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH (X) OF PARAGRAPH (F) OF SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE-I OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW. S 2. Subdivision 3 of section 5-106 of the election law is amended to read as follows: 3. No person who has been convicted in a federal court, of a felony, or a crime or offense which would constitute a felony under the laws of this state, AND SENTENCED TO A PERIOD OF IMPRISONMENT FOR SUCH FELONY, shall have the right to register for or vote at any election unless he [shall have been pardoned or restored to the rights of citizenship by the president of the United States, or his maximum sentence of imprison- ment has expired, or he has been discharged from parole] OR SHE HAS BEEN RELEASED FROM INCARCERATION FOR SUCH FELONY OR RELEASED FROM SERVING A EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07885-03-5
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