|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 21, 2018||referred to elections|
senate Bill S7764
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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S7764 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7764 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7764 SPONSOR: CARLUCCI TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to providing for automatic voter registration; establishing a task force on automatic voter regis- tration; and providing for the repeal of certain provisions upon expira- tion thereof PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would provide for automatic voter registration in the state of New York. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends title 2 of article 5 of the election law by adding a new section 5-200 to enact automatic voter registration and specifying the agencies through which a citizen can be automatically enrolled unless they opt out at the point of service. This section also allows
S7764 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7764 I N S E N A T E February 21, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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 providing for automatic voter registration; establishing a task force on automatic voter registration; and providing for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Title 2 of article 5 of the election law is amended by adding a new section 5-200 to read as follows: § 5-200. AUTOMATIC 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 DOES NOT ELECT TO DECLINE REGISTRATION TO VOTE AT THE POINT OF SERVICE. 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 DOES NOT ELECT TO DECLINE REGISTRATION TO VOTE OR UPDATE THE REGISTRA- TION RECORD AT THE POINT OF SERVICE 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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