Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||
referred to elections
|Jan 09, 2019||
referred to elections
Senate Bill S108
2019-2020 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
2019-S108 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S108 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S108 SPONSOR: KAMINSKY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to primary and secondary schools being used as polling places PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To provide that no primary or secondary school shall be required to be open for voter registration or used as a polling place when school is in session or minors are scheduled to be present. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one - amends subdivision 1 of section 4-104 of the election law, as amended by chapter 512 of the laws of 2010 to provide that no primary or secondary school shall be required to be open for voter registration or used as a polling place when in school is in session or minors are scheduled to be present. Section two - sets forth the effective date
2019-S108 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 108 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAMINSKY -- 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 primary and secondary schools being used as polling places THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 4-104 of the election law, as amended by chapter 180 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows: 1. Every board of elections shall, in consultation with each city, town and village, designate the polling places in each election district in which the meetings for the registration of voters, and for any election may be held. The board of trustees of each village in which general and special village elections conducted by the board of elections are held at a time other than the time of a general election shall submit such a list of polling places for such village elections to the board of elections. A polling place may be located in a building owned by a religious organization or used by it as a place of worship. If such a building is designated as a polling place, it shall not be required to be open for voter registration on any Saturday if this is contrary to the religious beliefs of the religious organization. In such a situation, the board of elections shall designate an alternate location to be used for voter registration. A POLLING PLACE MAY BE LOCATED IN A BUILDING UTILIZED FOR PRIMARY OR SECONDARY SCHOOL INSTRUC- TION. IF SUCH A BUILDING IS DESIGNATED AS A POLLING PLACE, IT SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO BE OPEN FOR VOTER REGISTRATION OR AS A POLLING PLACE IF THE SCHOOL IS IN SESSION AND MINORS ARE SCHEDULED TO BE PRESENT ON SUCH DAY. IN SUCH A SITUATION, THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS SHALL DESIGNATE AN ALTERNATE LOCATION TO BE USED FOR VOTER REGISTRATION AND AS A POLLING PLACE. Such polling places must be designated by May first, of each EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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