assembly Bill A5312

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York votes act; repealer

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to election law
Feb 08, 2017 referred to election law

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A5312 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd El L, generally; amd §75, add §510, Cor L; amd §42, Pub Off L

A5312 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the New York votes act; relates to automatic voter registration, pre-registration, transfer of registration, access to voter registration records and moving deadlines (Part A); polling place registration (Part B); qualified voter absentee (Part C) (view more) completing and filing watcher certifications, challenges of voter qualifications (Part D); qualified absentee voters (Part E); the completing and filing watcher certificates and the form and manner of challenges of voter qualifications (Part F); mandatory core curriculum and language access (Part G); early voting (Part H); voting by convicted felons (Part I); voting and disasters (Part J); primary elections and deadlines for military ballots; and filling of vacancies (Part K); and reimbursement of counties and the city of New York of certain additional costs associated with implementation and administration of the New York votes act (Part L).

A5312 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5312

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 8, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. CUSICK, KAVANAGH, WALKER, O'DONNELL, ABINANTI,
  GALEF, BUCHWALD, LIFTON, ZEBROWSKI, CARROLL  --  (at  request  of  the
  Department  of  Law)  --  read  once  and referred to the Committee on
  Election Law

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to establishing  an  elec-
  tronic registration process integrated within designated agency appli-
  cations (Part A); to amend the election law, in relation to establish-
  ing  an  electronic  personal  voter  registration and absentee ballot
  application process (Part B); to amend the election law,  in  relation
  to  student  voting,  transfer  of  registrations,  affidavit ballots,
  moving deadlines and access to records (Part C); to amend the election
  law, in relation to allowing for polling place voter registration  for
  any  qualified person who is not registered to vote (Part D); to amend
  the election law, in relation to  qualified  absentee  voters  and  to
  repeal  certain  provisions  of such law relating thereto (Part E); to
  amend the election law, in relation to completing and  filing  watcher
  certificates and the form and manner of challenges of voter qualifica-
  tions  (Part  F);  to amend the election law, in relation to mandatory
  core curriculum and language access; and to amend the election law, in
  relation to mandatory training curriculum for election  commissioners,
  key  staff  of boards of elections and poll workers (Part G); to amend
  the election law, in relation to early voting (Part H); to  amend  the
  election  law  and  the  correction  law,  in  relation  to  voting by
  convicted felons (Part I); to amend the election law, in  relation  to
  additional  days  of  voting  as  a result of emergencies (Part J); to
  amend the election law, in relation to primary elections and  amending
  certain  deadlines to facilitate the timely transmission of ballots to
  military voters stationed overseas and in relation to date of  primary
  elections;  and to amend the public officers law, in relation to fill-
  ing vacancies in elective offices (Part K); and to amend the  election
  law,  in relation to the reimbursement to counties and the city of New
  York of certain additional costs associated  with  implementation  and
  administration of the New York votes act (Part L)

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

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