assembly Bill A2070A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes computer generated registration lists; relates to the list of supplies to be delivered to poll sites

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 05, 2019 print number 2070a
Feb 05, 2019 amend and recommit to ways and means
Jan 28, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 22, 2019 referred to election law

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A2070 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S508
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd EL L, generally
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8608, S6581
2017-2018: A5547, S2788

A2070 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes counties to employ computer generated registration lists; updates the list of supplies to be delivered to poll sites.

A2070 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2070

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. CUSICK, BUCHWALD, BLAKE, GALEF, ABINANTI, VANEL,
  ORTIZ, LUPARDO, SIMON, PAULIN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Election Law

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation  to  authorizing  computer
  generated  registration  lists; in relation to the list of supplies to
  be delivered to poll sites

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

  Section  1.  Section  1-104 of the election law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 38 to read as follows:
  38. "COMPUTER GENERATED REGISTRATION LIST" MEANS A  PRINTED  OR  ELEC-
TRONIC  LIST  OF  VOTERS  IN  ALPHABETICAL  ORDER  FOR A SINGLE ELECTION
DISTRICT OR POLL SITE, GENERATED FROM A COMPUTER REGISTRATION  FILE  FOR
EACH  ELECTION  AND CONTAINING FOR EACH VOTER LISTED, A FACSIMILE OF THE
SIGNATURE OF THE VOTER. SUCH A LIST MAY BE IN A SINGLE VOLUME OR IN MORE
THAN ONE VOLUME. THE LIST MAY BE UTILIZED IN PLACE OF REGISTRATION  POLL
RECORDS,  TO  ESTABLISH  A  PERSON'S  ELIGIBILITY TO VOTE IN THE POLLING
PLACE ON ELECTION DAY.
  § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 4-128 of the election law, as amended by
chapter 125 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  1. The board of elections of each county shall provide  the  requisite
number  of  official  and facsimile ballots, two cards of instruction to
voters in the form prescribed by the state board of elections, at  least
one  copy of the instruction booklet for inspectors, a sufficient number
of maps, street finders or other descriptions  of  all  of  the  polling
places  and election districts within the political subdivision in which
the polling place is located to enable the election inspectors and  poll
clerks  to determine the correct election district and polling place for
each street address within the political subdivision in which the  poll-
ing  place is located, distance markers, tally sheets and return blanks,
pens, [black ink, or ball point pens with black  ink,]  pencils  [having

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

Co-Sponsors

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A2070A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S508
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd EL L, generally
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8608, S6581
2017-2018: A5547, S2788

A2070A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes counties to employ computer generated registration lists; updates the list of supplies to be delivered to poll sites.

A2070A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2070--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. CUSICK, BUCHWALD, BLAKE, GALEF, ABINANTI, VANEL,
  ORTIZ, LUPARDO, SIMON, PAULIN, D'URSO -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Election Law -- reported and referred to the Committee on
  Ways  and  Means  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,   ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the election law, in relation to authorizing computer
  generated registration lists; in relation to the list of  supplies  to
  be delivered to poll sites

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

  Section 1. Section 1-104 of the election law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 38 to read as follows:
  38.  "COMPUTER  GENERATED  REGISTRATION LIST" MEANS A PRINTED OR ELEC-
TRONIC LIST OF VOTERS  IN  ALPHABETICAL  ORDER  FOR  A  SINGLE  ELECTION
DISTRICT  OR  POLL SITE, GENERATED FROM A COMPUTER REGISTRATION FILE FOR
EACH ELECTION AND CONTAINING FOR EACH VOTER LISTED, A FACSIMILE  OF  THE
SIGNATURE OF THE VOTER. SUCH A LIST MAY BE IN A SINGLE VOLUME OR IN MORE
THAN  ONE VOLUME. THE LIST MAY BE UTILIZED IN PLACE OF REGISTRATION POLL
RECORDS, TO ESTABLISH A PERSON'S ELIGIBILITY  TO  VOTE  IN  THE  POLLING
PLACE ON ELECTION DAY.
  (A)  THE  STATE  BOARD  OF ELECTIONS SHALL PROMULGATE MINIMUM SECURITY
STANDARDS FOR ANY ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND ANY NETWORK OR SYSTEM TO  WHICH
THE  ELECTRONIC  DEVICE IS CONNECTED, THAT IS USED TO STORE OR OTHERWISE
ACCESS A COMPUTER GENERATED REGISTRATION LIST, AND SHALL ALSO PROMULGATE
A LIST OF DEVICES THAT ARE APPROVED FOR USE. NO LOCAL BOARD OF ELECTIONS
SHALL BE PERMITTED TO USE SUCH  A  DEVICE  UNLESS  THE  STATE  BOARD  OF
ELECTIONS  HAS  PREVIOUSLY APPROVED THE DEVICE FOR USE AND HAS CERTIFIED
THAT THE NETWORK OR SYSTEM TO WHICH THE ELECTRONIC DEVICE  IS  CONNECTED
IS COMPLIANT WITH THE MINIMUM SECURITY STANDARDS.
  (B) THE MINIMUM SECURITY STANDARDS FOR SUCH DEVICES SHALL BE COMMENSU-
RATE  WITH  THE  LEVEL  OF  SECURITY RISK APPLICABLE TO SUCH DEVICES AND

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

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