assembly Bill A9826

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to voter registration transfers

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Mar 29, 2018 advanced to third reading cal.729
Mar 27, 2018 reported
Feb 14, 2018 referred to election law

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A9826 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1732
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-208 & 8-302, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A7011
2011-2012: A1230, A8633, S5236
2013-2014: A83, S1990
2015-2016: A5598, S858
2019-2020: A775, S1099

A9826 (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.

A9826 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9826

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 14, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ, L. ROSENTHAL, GLICK, ENGLEBRIGHT, CRES-
  PO,  LUPARDO,  FAHY, COLTON, MOSLEY, ABINANTI, ZEBROWSKI, OTIS, SIMON,
  ROZIC, BRINDISI,  JAFFEE,  BUCHWALD,  RYAN,  CUSICK,  PAULIN,  HEVESI,
  SKOUFIS,  MAYER, CARROLL, GALEF, RAMOS, LIFTON, VANEL, D'URSO, TITONE,
  SEAWRIGHT, WRIGHT -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  BRONSON,  CAHILL,
  COOK,  GOTTFRIED,  HIKIND,  MAGEE, THIELE -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Election Law

AN ACT to amend the election law,  in  relation  to  voter  registration
  transfers

  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  THIS ARTICLE 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-
ents of change of address, applications for  registration  from  persons

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

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