senate Bill S2788

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes computer generated registration lists; relates to the list of supplies to be delivered to poll sites

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to elections
May 22, 2017 reported and committed to rules
Jan 17, 2017 referred to elections

Votes

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May 22, 2017 - Elections committee Vote

S2788
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Elections Committee Vote: May 22, 2017

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S2788 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5547
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd El L, generally
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S6581, A8608

S2788 - Summary

Authorizes counties to employ computer generated registration lists; updates the list of supplies to be delivered to poll sites.

S2788 - Sponsor Memo

S2788 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2788

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AKSHAR -- 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  authorizing  computer
  generated  registration  lists; in relation to the list of supplies to
  be delivered to poll sites

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  1-104 of the election law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 38 to read as follows:
  38. "COMPUTER GENERATED REGISTRATION LIST" MEANS A  PRINTED  OR  ELEC-
TRONIC  LIST  OF  VOTERS  IN  ALPHABETICAL  ORDER  FOR A SINGLE ELECTION
DISTRICT OR POLL SITE, GENERATED FROM A COMPUTER REGISTRATION  FILE  FOR
EACH  ELECTION  AND CONTAINING FOR EACH VOTER LISTED, A FACSIMILE OF THE
SIGNATURE OF THE VOTER. SUCH A LIST MAY BE IN A SINGLE VOLUME OR IN MORE
THAN ONE VOLUME. THE LIST MAY BE UTILIZED IN PLACE OF REGISTRATION  POLL
RECORDS,  TO  ESTABLISH  A  PERSON'S  ELIGIBILITY TO VOTE IN THE POLLING
PLACE ON ELECTION DAY.
  § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 4-128 of the election law, as amended by
chapter 125 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  1. The board of elections of each county shall provide  the  requisite
number  of  official  and facsimile ballots, two cards of instruction to
voters in the form prescribed by the state board of elections, at  least
one  copy of the instruction booklet for inspectors, a sufficient number
of maps, street finders or other descriptions  of  all  of  the  polling
places  and election districts within the political subdivision in which
the polling place is located to enable the election inspectors and  poll
clerks  to determine the correct election district and polling place for
each street address within the political subdivision in which the  poll-
ing  place is located, distance markers, tally sheets and return blanks,
pens, [black ink, or ball point pens with black  ink,]  pencils  [having
black  lead],  OR  OTHER  APPROPRIATE MARKING DEVICES, envelopes for the

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

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