assembly Bill A10231A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Directs the state board of elections to create a plan to permit voting by mail in the event of a natural disaster or state of emergency

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 08, 2020 print number 10231a
Jul 08, 2020 amend and recommit to election law
Mar 27, 2020 referred to election law

A10231 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8120
Law Section:
Elections
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A764

A10231 - Summary

Directs the state board of elections to create a plan to permit voting by mail in the event of a natural disaster or state of emergency.

A10231 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10231

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 27, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. JACOBSON -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Election Law

AN  ACT relating to the establishment of voting by mail in the case of a
  natural disaster or state of emergency

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

  Section  1. The state board of elections shall, by May 1, 2020, create
a plan that provides for the establishment and use of voting by mail for
elections in the case of a natural disaster or state of emergency.  Such
plan shall otherwise comply with all provisions  of  the  election  law.
For  purposes  of  this section, "voting by mail" shall mean an election
for which all eligible voters receive ballots by mail and vote by  mail-
ing  those  ballots,  depositing the ballots at, as applicable, drop-off
locations or voter service and polling centers, or,  as  applicable,  by
voting at a voter service and polling center.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15987-01-0

A10231A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8120
Law Section:
Elections
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A764

A10231A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the state board of elections to create a plan to permit voting by mail in the event of a natural disaster or state of emergency.

A10231A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                10231--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 27, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. JACOBSON -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee  on  Election  Law  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT relating to the establishment of voting by mail in the case of  a
  natural disaster or state of emergency

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

  Section 1. The state board of elections shall, by September 1, 2020 or
30 days after this act shall have become a law, whichever  comes  first,
create  a  plan that provides for the establishment and use of voting by
mail for elections in the case of a natural disaster or state  of  emer-
gency.    Such  plan  shall  otherwise comply with all provisions of the
election law.  For purposes of this section, "voting by mail" shall mean
an election for which all eligible voters receive ballots  by  mail  and
vote by mailing those ballots, depositing the ballots at, as applicable,
drop-off locations or voter service and polling centers, or, as applica-
ble, by voting at a voter service and polling center.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15987-02-0