senate Bill S1128

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to voter registration form distribution and assistance

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 06, 2019 signed chap.587
approval memo.30
Nov 26, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
Jun 18, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.334
substituted for a2599a
Jun 11, 2019 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1232
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 23, 2019 print number 1128a
May 23, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to finance
May 21, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Jan 11, 2019 referred to elections

Votes

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Jun 11, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S1128A
14
4
committee
14
Aye
4
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 21, 2019 - Elections committee Vote

S1128
5
2
committee
5
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Elections Committee Vote: May 21, 2019

nay (2)

S1128 - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5-211, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3879
2013-2014: S1803
2015-2016: S4802
2017-2018: S2316

S1128 - Summary

Relates to voter registration form distribution and assistance.

S1128 - Sponsor Memo

S1128 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1128

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2019
                               ___________

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 designating  the  state
  and  city universities of New York as participating agencies for voter
  registration form distribution and assistance,  and  permitting  inde-
  pendent institutions of higher education to do the same upon request

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

  Section 1. The opening paragraph of section 5-211 of the election law,
as amended by chapter 265 of the laws of 2013, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  Each  agency designated as a participating agency under the provisions
of this section shall implement and administer a program of distribution
of voter registration forms pursuant to the provisions of this  section.
The  following  offices  which  provide public assistance and/or provide
state funded programs primarily engaged in providing services to persons
with disabilities are hereby designated as voter registration  agencies:
designated as the state agencies which provide public assistance are the
office  of  children  and  family  services, the office of temporary and
disability assistance, THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  FAMILY  ASSISTANCE  and  the
department  of health. Also designated as public assistance agencies are
all agencies of local government that provide  such  assistance.  Desig-
nated  as  state  agencies  that  provide  programs primarily engaged in
providing services to people with disabilities  are  the  department  of
labor,  office  for  the aging, division of veterans' affairs, office of
mental health, office of vocational and educational services  for  indi-
viduals with disabilities, commission on quality of care for the mental-
ly  disabled,  office  of mental retardation and developmental disabili-
ties, commission for the blind, office of alcoholism and substance abuse
services, the office of the advocate for the disabled  and  all  offices
which  administer programs established or funded by such agencies. Addi-

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

Co-Sponsors

S1128A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5-211, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3879
2013-2014: S1803
2015-2016: S4802
2017-2018: S2316

S1128A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to voter registration form distribution and assistance.

S1128A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1128A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1128--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. BENJAMIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Elections  --  reported
  favorably  from  said  committee  and  committed  to  the Committee on
  Finance -- committee discharged, bill amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to voter registration form
  distribution and assistance

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

  Section 1. The opening paragraph of section 5-211 of the election law,
as amended by section 1 of part AA of chapter 56 of the laws of 2019, is
amended to read as follows:
  Each agency designated as a participating agency under the  provisions
of this section shall implement and administer a program of distribution
of  voter registration forms pursuant to the provisions of this section.
The following offices which provide  public  assistance  and/or  provide
state funded programs primarily engaged in providing services to persons
with  disabilities are hereby designated as voter registration agencies:
designated as the state agencies which provide public assistance are the
office of children and family services,  the  office  of  temporary  and
disability  assistance  and the department of health. Also designated as
public assistance agencies are all agencies  of  local  government  that
provide  such  assistance.  Designated  as  state  agencies that provide
programs primarily engaged in providing services to people with disabil-
ities are the department of labor, office for  the  aging,  division  of
veterans'  services,  office  of mental health, office of vocational and
educational services for individuals with  disabilities,  commission  on
quality of care for the mentally disabled, office [of mental retardation
and]  FOR  PEOPLE  WITH  developmental  disabilities, commission for the
blind, office of alcoholism and substance abuse services, the office  of
the  advocate for the disabled and all offices which administer programs

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

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