senate Bill S6930

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to designating early polling places

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 09, 2020 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.9
reported and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2020 referred to elections
Dec 30, 2019 referred to rules

Votes

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Jan 9, 2020 - Elections committee Vote

S6930
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Elections Committee Vote: Jan 9, 2020

aye wr (2)

Jan 9, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S6930
13
2
committee
13
Aye
2
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Rules Committee Vote: Jan 9, 2020

nay (2)
aye wr (3)
excused (1)

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S6930 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9655
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4-104, El L

S6930 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to designating early polling places.

S6930 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6930 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6930

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            December 30, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to designating early poll-
  ing places

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

  Section  1. Subdivisions 1 and 3 of section 4-104 of the election law,
subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 5 of the laws of 2019  and  subdivi-
sion  3  as  amended  by chapter 694 of the laws of 1989, are 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. Such polling places must  be
designated  by March fifteenth, of each year, and shall be effective for
one year thereafter. Such a list required to be submitted by  a  village
board  of  trustees  must  be submitted at least four months before each
general village election and shall be effective until four months before
the subsequent general village election. [No place in which  a  business
licensed  to  sell  alcoholic  beverages  for on premises consumption is
conducted on any day of local registration or  of  voting  shall  be  so

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

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