assembly Bill A7348

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enacts the "New York automatic voter registration act of 2019"

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Apr 25, 2019 referred to election law

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A7348 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1278
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§5-200 & 17-138, amd §§5-304, 3-220, 3-212, 17-104 & 3-102, El L

A7348 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "New York automatic voter registration act of 2019" to streamline the process for registering to vote.

A7348 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7348

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 25, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to enacting the "New  York
  automatic voter registration act of 2019"

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "New York automatic voter registration act of 2019".
  § 2. The election law is amended by adding a new section 5-200 to read
as follows:
  §  5-200.  AUTOMATED  VOTER REGISTRATION. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER
MANNER OF REGISTRATION REQUIRED BY THIS  ARTICLE,  EACH  PERSON  IN  THE
STATE QUALIFIED TO VOTE PURSUANT TO SECTION 5-102 OF THIS ARTICLE, SHALL
BE  AUTOMATICALLY  REGISTERED  TO  VOTE  AS  PROVIDED  IN  THIS SECTION,
PROVIDED THAT THE PERSON DOES NOT ELECT TO DECLINE TO REGISTER TO VOTE.
  2. THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS OR COUNTY  BOARD  OF  ELECTIONS  SHALL
REGISTER  TO VOTE OR UPDATE THE REGISTRATION RECORD OF ANY PERSON IN THE
STATE QUALIFIED TO VOTE PURSUANT TO SECTION 5-102 OF  THIS  ARTICLE  WHO
DOES  NOT  ELECT TO DECLINE TO REGISTER TO VOTE OR TO UPDATE THE VOTER'S
REGISTRATION AND DOES ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:
  (A) COMPLETES AN APPLICATION FOR A NEW OR  RENEWED  DRIVER'S  LICENSE,
NON-DRIVER   IDENTIFICATION   CARD,  PRE-LICENSING  COURSE  CERTIFICATE,
LEARNER'S PERMIT OR CERTIFICATION OF SUPERVISED DRIVING WITH THE DEPART-
MENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, OR NOTIFIES SUCH  DEPARTMENT  IN  WRITING  OF  A
CHANGE OF HIS OR HER NAME OR ADDRESS;
  (B)  COMPLETES AN APPLICATION FOR SERVICES, RENEWAL OR RECERTIFICATION
FOR SERVICES, OR CHANGE OF ADDRESS RELATING TO SUCH SERVICES FROM  AGEN-
CIES DESIGNATED IN SECTION 5-211 OF THIS TITLE;
  (C)  COMPLETES AN APPLICATION FOR SERVICES, RENEWAL OR RECERTIFICATION
FOR SERVICES, OR CHANGE OF ADDRESS RELATING TO SUCH  SERVICES  FROM  ANY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07587-01-9

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