Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018
referred to elections
Senate Bill S7212
2017-2018 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2017-S7212 (ACTIVE) - Details
2017-S7212 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7212 SPONSOR: LITTLE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to authorizing registered voters to vote at primary and general elections within fourteen days of such elections PURPOSE: This bill authorizes registered voters to vote in special and general elections at the board of elections, for a period of 14 days before the election. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Article 8 of the election law is amended by adding a new title 6, Sections 8-600, 8-602, 8-604, 8-606. Section 2 will amend the effective date immediately and shall apply to
2017-S7212 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7212 I N S E N A T E January 3, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LITTLE -- 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 registered voters to vote at primary and general elections within fourteen days of such elections THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Article 8 of the election law is amended by adding a new title 6 to read as follows: TITLE VI EARLY VOTING AT BOARD OF ELECTIONS SECTION 8-600. EARLY VOTING; GENERAL. 8-602. EARLY VOTING PERIOD. 8-604. EARLY VOTING PROCEDURE. 8-606. EARLY VOTING; STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS. § 8-600. EARLY VOTING; GENERAL. A REGISTERED VOTER SHALL BE PERMITTED, IN ANY PRIMARY OR GENERAL ELECTION HELD PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER, TO VOTE IN SUCH ELECTION AT THE APPROPRIATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS DURING THE EARLY VOTING PERIOD FOR THE ELECTION. § 8-602. EARLY VOTING PERIOD. THE EARLY VOTING PERIOD, REQUIRED PURSU- ANT TO SECTION 8-600 OF THIS TITLE, SHALL BE DURING THE NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS OF THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS ON EACH DAY THAT IS FOURTEEN OR FEWER DAYS PRIOR TO THE ELECTION THE REGISTERED VOTER IS ENGAGED IN VOTING EARLY THEREIN. § 8-604. EARLY VOTING PROCEDURE. EACH BOARD OF ELECTIONS, DURING THE EARLY VOTING PERIOD PROVIDED PURSUANT TO SECTION 8-602 OF THIS TITLE, SHALL PROVIDE A BALLOT TO A REGISTERED VOTER FOR THE ELECTIONS TO BE CONDUCTED IN SUCH VOTER'S ELECTION DISTRICT. UPON COMPLETION OF A BALLOT BY A REGISTERED VOTER SUCH BALLOT SHALL BE PLACED IN A SEALED ENVELOPE TO BE TRANSMITTED TO THE NORMAL POLLING PLACE OF SUCH VOTER, TO BE OPENED ONLY UPON THE CLOSING OF THE POLLS ON THE REGULAR DATE OF THE PRIMARY OR GENERAL ELECTION, AND COUNTED AT THAT TIME. THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS SHALL DULY NOTE EACH VOTER WHO HAS VOTED DURING THE EARLY EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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