assembly Bill A2090A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Removes ten day advance voter registration requirement

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 15, 2017 enacting clause stricken
Jun 06, 2017 opinion referred to judiciary
May 18, 2017 to attorney-general for opinion
May 16, 2017 print number 2090a
May 16, 2017 amend and recommit to election law
Feb 10, 2017 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 18, 2017 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 17, 2017 referred to election law

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A2090 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2478
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 2 §5, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3734, S1616
2011-2012: A1686, S1978
2013-2014: A113, S617
2015-2016: A5891, S2391
2019-2020: A777, S1048

A2090 - Summary

Amends the constitution to delete the requirement that registration for purposes of voting be completed at least ten days before election day and provides that laws be made to adequately safeguard against deception in the exercise of the right of suffrage.

A2090 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2090

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. KAVANAGH, ENGLEBRIGHT, FARRELL, GALEF, GOTTFRIED,
  ORTIZ,  QUART,  PAULIN,  BUCHWALD,  M. G. MILLER,  COLTON,  ROSENTHAL,
  MOSLEY, FAHY, ZEBROWSKI,  OTIS,  BRINDISI,  ABINANTI,  ROZIC,  JAFFEE,
  HEVESI, SKOUFIS -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CAHILL, COOK, DINOW-
  ITZ,  GLICK,  LIFTON, LUPARDO, MAGEE, PERRY, SKARTADOS, THIELE -- read
  once and referred to the Committee on Election Law

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to section 5 of article 2 of the constitution, in
  relation to the ten day advance registration requirement

  Section 1. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That section 5 of  article
2 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  §  5. Laws shall be made for ascertaining, by proper proofs, the citi-
zens who shall be entitled to the right of suffrage hereby  established,
and  for  the  registration  of  voters[;  which  registration  shall be
completed at least ten days before each election] WITH SUCH PROVISION AS
IN THE JUDGMENT OF THE LEGISLATURE  IS  ADEQUATE  TO  SAFEGUARD  AGAINST
DECEPTION  IN  THE EXERCISE OF THE RIGHT OF SUFFRAGE.  Such registration
shall not be required for town and village elections except  by  express
provision of law.
  §  2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment be
referred to the first regular legislative session  convening  after  the
next  succeeding  general  election  of members of the assembly, and, in
conformity with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution,  be
published for three months previous to the time of such election.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD89030-01-7

Co-Sponsors

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A2090A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2478
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 2 §5, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3734, S1616
2011-2012: A1686, S1978
2013-2014: A113, S617
2015-2016: A5891, S2391
2019-2020: A777, S1048

A2090A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Amends the constitution to delete the requirement that registration for purposes of voting be completed at least ten days before election day and provides that laws be made to adequately safeguard against deception in the exercise of the right of suffrage.

A2090A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2090--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. KAVANAGH, ENGLEBRIGHT, FARRELL, GALEF, GOTTFRIED,
  ORTIZ,  QUART,  PAULIN,  BUCHWALD,  M. G. MILLER,  COLTON,  ROSENTHAL,
  MOSLEY, FAHY, ZEBROWSKI,  OTIS,  BRINDISI,  ABINANTI,  ROZIC,  JAFFEE,
  HEVESI,  SKOUFIS,  WALLACE,  TITONE, STIRPE, SEAWRIGHT, BLAKE, CUSICK,
  DE LA ROSA, JONES, LENTOL, NIOU, RIVERA, RYAN -- Multi-Sponsored by --
  M. of A. CAHILL, COOK, DINOWITZ, GLICK, LIFTON, LUPARDO, MAGEE, PERRY,
  SKARTADOS, THIELE -- read  once  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on
  Election  Law -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to said committee

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to section 5 of article 2 of the constitution, in
  relation to the ten day advance registration requirement

  Section 1. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That section 5 of  article
2 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  §  5. Laws shall be made for ascertaining, by proper proofs, the citi-
zens who shall be entitled to the right of suffrage hereby  established,
and  for  the  registration  of  voters[;  which  registration  shall be
completed at least ten days before each election].    Such  registration
shall  not  be required for town and village elections except by express
provision of law.
  § 2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment  be
referred  to  the  first regular legislative session convening after the
next succeeding general election of members of  the  assembly,  and,  in
conformity  with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution, be
published for three months previous to the time of such election.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD89030-02-7

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