senate Bill S4440

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes persons 16 years of age or older to register to vote

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee


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Jan 03, 2018 referred to elections
Feb 15, 2017 referred to elections

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S4440 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1687
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5-210, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A7770
2013-2014: A306
2015-2016: S1569, A7919
2019-2020: S739

S4440 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes persons 16 years of age or older to register to vote.

S4440 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4440 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4440

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 15, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MONTGOMERY, COMRIE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections

AN ACT to amend the election law, in  relation  to  authorizing  persons
  sixteen years of age or older to register to vote

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

  Section 1.  Paragraph (g) of subdivision 5 of  section  5-210  of  the
election  law, as amended by chapter 179 of the laws of 2005, is amended
to read as follows:
  (g) Notice that the applicant must be a citizen of the United  States,
is [or will be at least eighteen years old not later than December thir-
ty-first  of  the  calendar  year in which he or she registers] AT LEAST
SIXTEEN YEARS OLD WHEN HE OR SHE SUBMITS AN APPLICATION TO  REGISTER  TO
VOTE and a resident of the county or city to which application is made.
  § 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04034-02-7

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