Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 14, 2020||
referred to elections
Senate Bill S7759
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-S7759 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S7759 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7759 SPONSOR: BENJAMIN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to requiring the state board of elections to develop a program to be administered by all boards of elections to notify voters of certain information where their area has been redistricted PURPOSE: This bill ensures that, following redistricting, citizens are informed that their district may have undergone changes. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one amends section 3-102 of the election law by adding a new subdivision I6-b. Section two sets forth the effective date.
2019-S7759 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7759 I N S E N A T E February 14, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BENJAMIN -- 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 requiring the state board of elections to develop a program to be administered by all boards of elections to notify voters of certain information where their area has been redistricted THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 3-102 of the election law is amended by adding a new subdivision 16-b to read as follows: 16-B. DEVELOP A PROGRAM TO BE ADMINISTERED BY ALL BOARDS OF ELECTIONS TO NOTIFY VOTERS THAT THEIR DISTRICTS MAY HAVE CHANGED DUE TO REDIS- TRICTING. SUCH PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO MAILINGS, ONLINE, TELEPHONE OR OTHER RESOURCES TO ASSIST VOTERS IN DETERMINING POTENTIAL REPRESENTATIVES FOR THEIR DISTRICT PRIOR TO AN ELECTION; § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. The state board of elections shall amend or promulgate pertinent rules and regulations as necessary to implement the provisions of this act. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01520-01-9
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