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|Jan 03, 2018||referred to education|
|Jan 23, 2017||referred to education|
senate Bill S3409
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S3409 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3409 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3409 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the election law, in relation to enacting the "Modernized Voter Registration Act of New York" PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : The Modernized Voter Registration Act of New York provides for automated voter registration of eligible consenting citizens at designated government agencies; permitting same day registration on the day of an election and to cast a vote in such election; allowing for voter registration through the internet; and the updating of registration information through the internet. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : The Modernized Voter Registration Act of New York modernizes and streamlines the election law in several ways, as summarized below: Amends the election law by adding a new section that will automate the voter registration process at government agencies required to offer voter registration services, and allows the board of elections to designate additional state agencies to serve as sources for voter registration; Amends the election law by adding a new section that will allow for same day voter registration. Each county shall allow for individual eligible voters on the day of an election and on any
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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