senate Bill S2160

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to providing notice of voting rights to persons released from local jails

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 27, 2020 advanced to third reading
Feb 26, 2020 2nd report cal.
Feb 25, 2020 1st report cal.453
Jan 08, 2020 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
Apr 29, 2019 advanced to third reading
Apr 10, 2019 2nd report cal.
Apr 09, 2019 1st report cal.417
Jan 23, 2019 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Feb 25, 2020 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S2160
5
2
committee
5
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Feb 25, 2020

nay (2)

Apr 9, 2019 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S2160
5
2
committee
5
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Apr 9, 2019

nay (2)

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S2160 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5321
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §510, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8937, A7674

S2160 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to providing notice of voting rights to persons released from local jails including written information distributed by the board of elections.

S2160 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2160 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2160

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BAILEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime  and
  Correction

AN  ACT  to amend the correction law, in relation to providing notice of
  voting rights to persons released from local jails

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

  Section  1.  The correction law is amended by adding a new section 510
to read as follows:
  § 510. NOTICE OF VOTING RIGHTS. UPON DISCHARGE FROM  A  LOCAL  CORREC-
TIONAL  FACILITY  OF ANY PERSON EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OVER, THE CHIEF
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER SHALL NOTIFY SUCH PERSON OF HIS OR HER  RIGHT  TO
VOTE AND PROVIDE SUCH PERSON WITH A FORM OF APPLICATION FOR VOTER REGIS-
TRATION  TOGETHER  WITH  WRITTEN INFORMATION DISTRIBUTED BY THE BOARD OF
ELECTIONS ON THE IMPORTANCE AND THE MECHANICS OF VOTING.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01141-01-9

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