assembly Bill A777

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Removes ten day advance voter registration requirement

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Current Bill Status Via S1048 - In Senate Committee Judiciary Committee


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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 07, 2019 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 15, 2019 delivered to secretary of state
Jan 14, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.6
substituted for a777
Feb 06, 2019 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 14, 2019 substituted by s1048
rules report cal.6
reported
reported referred to rules
reported referred to judiciary
Jan 11, 2019 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 10, 2019 referred to election law

Votes

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Jan 14, 2019 - Judiciary committee Vote

S1048
10
4
committee
10
Aye
4
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 14, 2019

aye wr (1)

Jan 14, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S1048
12
2
committee
12
Aye
2
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 14, 2019

nay (2)
excused (1)

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A777 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1048
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 2 §5, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3734, S1616
2011-2012: A1686, S1978
2013-2014: A113, S617
2015-2016: A5891, S2391
2017-2018: A2090, A10420, S2478

A777 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Amends the constitution to delete the requirement that registration for purposes of voting be completed at least ten days before election day and provides that laws be made to adequately safeguard against deception in the exercise of the right of suffrage.

A777 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   777

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. CARROLL, LAVINE, ENGLEBRIGHT, GALEF, GOTTFRIED,
  ORTIZ, QUART, PAULIN, BUCHWALD,  M. G. MILLER,  COLTON,  L. ROSENTHAL,
  MOSLEY,  FAHY,  ZEBROWSKI,  OTIS,  ABINANTI,  ROZIC,  JAFFEE,  HEVESI,
  WALLACE, STIRPE, SEAWRIGHT, BLAKE, CUSICK, DE LA ROSA, JONES,  LENTOL,
  NIOU,  RIVERA,  RYAN, RODRIGUEZ, BRONSON, SANTABARBARA, STECK, WALKER,
  VANEL, BURKE, CRUZ,  EICHENSTEIN,  EPSTEIN,  FALL,  GRIFFIN,  HEASTIE,
  JACOBSON,  McMAHON, RAYNOR, REYES, ROMEO, WEINSTEIN -- Multi-Sponsored
  by -- M. of A. CAHILL, COOK, DINOWITZ, GLICK, LIFTON, LUPARDO,  PERRY,
  THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Election Law

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing an amendment to section 5 of article 2 of the constitution, in
  relation to the ten day advance registration requirement

  Section  1. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That section 5 of article
2 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
  § 5. Laws shall be made for ascertaining, by proper proofs, the  citi-
zens  who shall be entitled to the right of suffrage hereby established,
and for  the  registration  of  voters[;  which  registration  shall  be
completed  at  least  ten days before each election].  Such registration
shall not be required for town and village elections except  by  express
provision of law.
  §  2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment be
referred to the first regular legislative session  convening  after  the
next  succeeding  general  election  of members of the assembly, and, in
conformity with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution,  be
published for three months previous to the time of such election.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD89048-01-9

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