senate Bill S3409

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts the "Modernized voter registration act of New York"

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to education
Jan 23, 2017 referred to education

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S3409 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5846
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§5-200, 5-201, 5-205 & 5-207, amd §5-210, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6041, A8305
2019-2020: S5215, A6270

S3409 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "Modernized voter registration act of New York."

S3409 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3409 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3409

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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 enacting  the  "Modern-
  ized Voter Registration Act of New York"

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Modernized
Voter Registration Act of New York".
  § 2. The election law is amended by adding four  new  sections  5-200,
5-201, 5-205 and 5-207 to read as follows:
  §  5-200.  AUTOMATED VOTER REGISTRATION.  1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER
MANNER OF REGISTRATION REQUIRED BY THIS  ARTICLE,  EACH  PERSON  IN  THE
STATE QUALIFIED TO VOTE PURSUANT TO SECTION 5-102 OF THIS ARTICLE, SHALL
BE  AUTOMATICALLY  REGISTERED  TO  VOTE  AS  PROVIDED  IN  THIS SECTION,
PROVIDED THAT THE PERSON CONSENTS TO VOTER REGISTRATION.
  2. THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS OR COUNTY  BOARD  OF  ELECTIONS  SHALL
REGISTER  TO VOTE OR UPDATE THE REGISTRATION RECORD OF ANY PERSON IN THE
STATE QUALIFIED TO VOTE PURSUANT TO SECTION 5-102 OF  THIS  ARTICLE  WHO
CONSENTS TO THE REGISTRATION OR UPDATE AND DOES ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:
  (A)  COMPLETES  AN  APPLICATION FOR A NEW OR RENEWED DRIVER'S LICENSE,
NON-DRIVER  IDENTIFICATION  CARD,  PRE-LICENSING   COURSE   CERTIFICATE,
LEARNER'S PERMIT OR CERTIFICATION OF SUPERVISED DRIVING WITH THE DEPART-
MENT  OF  MOTOR  VEHICLES,  OR  NOTIFIES SUCH DEPARTMENT IN WRITING OF A
CHANGE OF HIS OR HER NAME OR ADDRESS;
  (B) COMPLETES AN APPLICATION FOR SERVICES, RENEWAL OR  RECERTIFICATION
FOR  SERVICES, OR CHANGE OF ADDRESS RELATING TO SUCH SERVICES FROM AGEN-
CIES DESIGNATED IN SECTION 5-211 OF THIS TITLE;
  (C) COMPLETES AN APPLICATION FOR SERVICES, RENEWAL OR  RECERTIFICATION
FOR  SERVICES,  OR  CHANGE OF ADDRESS RELATING TO SUCH SERVICES FROM ANY
MUNICIPAL HOUSING AUTHORITY AS SET FORTH  IN  ARTICLE  THIRTEEN  OF  THE
PUBLIC HOUSING LAW;

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

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