assembly Bill A9791

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the number and location of early voting polling sites

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Feb 12, 2020 referred to election law

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A9791 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6922
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8-600, El L

A9791 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the number and location of early voting poll sites in certain counties.

A9791 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  9791

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 12, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LAVINE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Election Law

AN  ACT  to amend the election law, in relation to the number of polling
  sites for early voting in certain counties

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision 2 of section 8-600 of the
election law, as added by chapter 6 of the laws of 2019, is  amended  to
read as follows:
  (a)  The  board  of elections shall designate polling places for early
voting, which may include the offices of the  board  of  elections,  for
persons  to  vote early pursuant to this title. There shall be so desig-
nated at least one early voting polling place for every  full  increment
of  fifty  thousand registered voters in each county; provided, however,
the number of early voting polling places  in  a  county  shall  not  be
required  to  be  greater  than [seven] TEN UNLESS REQUIRED BY ANY OTHER
PROVISION OF LAW, and PROVIDED FURTHER THAT a  county  with  fewer  than
fifty  thousand  voters  shall  have  at  least one early voting polling
place; AND PROVIDED FURTHER THAT IN COUNTIES WITH A  POPULATION  OF  ONE
MILLION  TWO  HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND OR MORE BASED ON THE LATEST FEDERAL
DECENNIAL CENSUS, BUT OUTSIDE CITIES WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR
MORE BASED ON THE LATEST FEDERAL DECENNIAL CENSUS, EACH TOWN AND CITY IN
SUCH COUNTIES SHALL HAVE AT LEAST ONE POLLING PLACE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14391-02-9