assembly Bill A3339A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the qualifications of voters and civic education of students

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to election law
Apr 02, 2019 print number 3339a
Apr 02, 2019 amend and recommit to election law
Jan 29, 2019 referred to election law

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A3339 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2273
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-102, 5-210 & 8-504, El L; amd §801, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A6839, S5646
2021-2022: A635, S366

A3339 - Summary

Lowers the voting age to 16 years and requires that students receive education in civics and be given the opportunity to register to vote in the classroom.

A3339 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3339

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced   by   M.   of  A.  CARROLL,  NIOU,  D'URSO,  ORTIZ,  COLTON,
  PHEFFER AMATO, BICHOTTE, SEAWRIGHT,  GOTTFRIED,  HYNDMAN,  RICHARDSON,
  RIVERA,  MOSLEY,  STIRPE, DE LA ROSA, DINOWITZ, WALKER, WRIGHT, BLAKE,
  SIMON, M. G. MILLER,  BARRON,  HEVESI,  THIELE,  RODRIGUEZ,  PICHARDO,
  PEOPLES-STOKES, TAYLOR, JAFFEE, EPSTEIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A.  BUCHWALD,  LENTOL  --  read  once and referred to the Committee on
  Election Law

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to the  qualifications  of
  voters; and to amend the education law, in relation to civic education
  and student voter registration

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section  5-102  of  the  election  law  is
amended to read as follows:
  1.  No  person  shall  be  qualified  to  register for and vote at any
election unless [he] SUCH PERSON is a citizen of the United  States  and
is  or  will be, on the day of such election, [eighteen] SEVENTEEN years
of age or over, and a resident of this state and of the county, city  or
village for a minimum of thirty days next preceding such election.
  §  2.  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] SEVENTEEN years  old  not  later  than
December  thirty-first of the calendar year in which he or she registers
and a resident of the county or city to which application is made.
  § 3. Subdivision 3 of section 8-504 of the election law, as renumbered
by chapter 373 of the laws of 1978, is amended to read as follows:
  3. After receiving the answers as above specified, of  any  applicant,
the  board  shall,  if  it believes the applicant to be qualified or the
challenge is withdrawn, permit him OR HER to vote. Otherwise, the  board

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

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A3339A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2273
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-102, 5-210 & 8-504, El L; amd §801, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A6839, S5646
2021-2022: A635, S366

A3339A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Lowers the voting age to 16 years and requires that students receive education in civics and be given the opportunity to register to vote in the classroom.

A3339A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3339--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced   by   M.   of  A.  CARROLL,  NIOU,  D'URSO,  ORTIZ,  COLTON,
  PHEFFER AMATO, BICHOTTE, SEAWRIGHT,  GOTTFRIED,  HYNDMAN,  RICHARDSON,
  RIVERA,  MOSLEY,  STIRPE, DE LA ROSA, DINOWITZ, WALKER, WRIGHT, BLAKE,
  SIMON, M. G. MILLER,  BARRON,  HEVESI,  THIELE,  RODRIGUEZ,  PICHARDO,
  PEOPLES-STOKES, TAYLOR, JAFFEE, EPSTEIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A.  BUCHWALD,  LENTOL  --  read  once and referred to the Committee on
  Election Law -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the election law, in relation to the qualifications of
  voters; and to amend the education law, in relation to civic education
  and student voter registration

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section  5-102 of the election law is
amended to read as follows:
  1. No person shall be qualified  to  register  for  and  vote  at  any
election  unless  [he] SUCH PERSON is a citizen of the United States and
is or will be, on the day of such election, [eighteen] SIXTEEN years  of
age  or  over,  and  a resident of this state and of the county, city or
village for a minimum of thirty days next preceding such election.
  § 2. 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] SIXTEEN years old not later than
December thirty-first of the calendar year in which he or she  registers
and a resident of the county or city to which application is made.
  § 2-a. Paragraph (g) of subdivision 5 of section 5-210 of the election
law,  as amended by chapter 2 of the laws of 2019, 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 sixteen years old [when he or she submits an
application to register to vote which will be  effective  for  elections
occurring  on  or  after  the applicant turns eighteen years of age] NOT