assembly Bill A9792

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the number of early voting polling sites

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Feb 12, 2020 referred to election law

A9792 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6923
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8-600, El L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A7186, S1485

A9792 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the number of early voting poll sites in certain cities and towns and requires, where practicable, that such sites shall be situated along public transportation routes.

A9792 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  9792

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 12, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LAVINE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Election Law

AN  ACT  to amend the election law, in relation to the number of polling
  sites for early voting in certain cities and towns

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision 2 of section 8-600 of the
election law, as added by chapter 6 of the laws of 2019, is  amended  to
read as follows:
  (a)  The  board  of elections shall designate polling places for early
voting, which may include the offices of the  board  of  elections,  for
persons  to  vote early pursuant to this title. There shall be so desig-
nated at least one early voting polling place for every  full  increment
of  fifty  thousand registered voters in each county; provided, however,
the number of early voting polling places  in  a  county  shall  not  be
required  to  be  greater  than [seven] TEN UNLESS REQUIRED BY ANY OTHER
PROVISION OF LAW, and a county with fewer  than  fifty  thousand  voters
shall have at least one early voting polling place.
  IN  CITIES  OR  TOWNS WITH A POPULATION OF MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED THOU-
SAND, BUT LESS THAN ONE MILLION BASED ON THE  LATEST  FEDERAL  DECENNIAL
CENSUS, THERE SHALL BE AT LEAST ONE EARLY VOTING POLLING PLACE FOR EVERY
FULL INCREMENT OF FIFTY THOUSAND REGISTERED VOTERS IN EACH SUCH CITY AND
TOWN;  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THE NUMBER OF EARLY VOTING POLLING PLACES IN
EACH SUCH CITY AND TOWN SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO BE GREATER THAN ELEVEN,
AND TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, IF  SUCH  CITIES  OR  TOWNS  HAVE  PUBLIC
TRANSPORTATION  ROUTES, SUCH POLLING PLACES SHALL BE SITUATED ALONG SUCH
TRANSPORTATION ROUTES.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14367-05-0