|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Nov 25, 2019||signed chap.536|
|Nov 19, 2019||delivered to governor|
|Jun 03, 2019||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.1126
substituted for s1718
|Jun 03, 2019||substituted by a1565|
ordered to third reading cal.1126
committee discharged and committed to rules
|May 29, 2019||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 15, 2019||referred to elections|
senate Bill S1718Signed By Governor
Archive: Last Bill Status Via A1565 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S1718 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1718 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Provides for the inclusion, at a voter's option, of an e-mail address in the voter registration application and record, whereupon notices and other communication required to be sent to the voter by the state board of elections shall be sent by e-mail in addition to postal mail; provides that county boards of elections and the board of elections of the city of New York shall have the option of sending required notices and communications by e-mail in addition to postal mail to certain voters.
S1718 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1718 SPONSOR: CARLUCCI TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to including e-mail addresses in voter registration data PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this legislation is to give voters the option of provid- ing their e-mail addresses when registering to vote and to require that the New York State Board of Elections send all official communications to a person via regular mail and e-mail if the person provides their e-mail address when registering to vote. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Establishes a space for the furnishing of an e-mail address, the furnishing of which shall be optional, together with a notice stat- ing that if an e-mail address is furnished, all notices and communi- cations otherwise required to be sent by the state board of elections to the voter by postal mail shall be sent by e-mail in addition to postal
S1718 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 1718 A. 1565 2019-2020 Regular Sessions S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y January 15, 2019 ___________ IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. GALEF, PEOPLES-STOKES, PAULIN, DINOWITZ, ARROYO, JAFFEE, WEPRIN, ABINANTI, SIMON, ORTIZ, NIOU, STECK, WRIGHT, MOSLEY, KOLB, GIGLIO, ASHBY -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CAHILL, COLTON, DE LA ROSA, FINCH, GOTTFRIED, LENTOL, McDONOUGH, B. MILLER, M. L. MILLER, THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Election Law AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to including e-mail addresses in voter registration data THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraphs (k) and (l) of subdivision 5 of section 5-210 of the election law, as amended by chapter 179 of the laws of 2005, subpar- agraph (xii) of paragraph (k) as added by chapter 362 of the laws of 2008, are amended to read as follows: (k) The form shall also include space for the following information, which must be contained on the inside of the form after it is folded for mailing: (i) A space for the applicant to indicate whether or not he or she has ever voted or registered to vote before and, if so, the approximate year in which such applicant last voted or registered and his or her name and address at the time. (ii) The name and residence address of the applicant including the zip code and apartment number, if any. (iii) A SPACE FOR THE FURNISHING OF AN E-MAIL ADDRESS, THE FURNISHING OF WHICH SHALL BE OPTIONAL, TOGETHER WITH A NOTICE STATING THAT IF AN E-MAIL ADDRESS IS FURNISHED, ALL NOTICES AND COMMUNICATIONS OTHERWISE REQUIRED TO BE SENT BY THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS TO THE VOTER BY EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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