senate Bill S1732A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Provides that the board of elections shall transfer the registration and enrollment of a voter to wherever they move in the state

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to elections
May 11, 2017 print number 1732a
May 11, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to elections
Jan 10, 2017 referred to elections

Co-Sponsors

S1732 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9826
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
2015-2016: S858, A5598
2019-2020: S1099, A775

S1732 - 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.

S1732 - Sponsor Memo

S1732 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1732

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. CARLUCCI, AVELLA, 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
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
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.

Co-Sponsors

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S1732A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9826
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
2015-2016: S858, A5598
2019-2020: S1099, A775

S1732A (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.

S1732A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1732A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1732--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. CARLUCCI, AVELLA, KAMINSKY, PARKER -- read twice and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Elections -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

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.
                                                           LBD01566-03-7

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