senate Bill S2311

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Reduces the time for mailing and receipt of registration application to constitutional minimum

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 21, 2020 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 27, 2020 advanced to third reading
Jan 23, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 22, 2020 1st report cal.256
Jan 08, 2020 referred to elections
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 03, 2019 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1130
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 24, 2019 referred to elections

Votes

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Jan 21, 2020 - Elections committee Vote

S2311
5
1
committee
5
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Elections Committee Vote: Jan 21, 2020

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

Jun 3, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S2311
13
4
committee
13
Aye
4
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2311 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A116
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5-210, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A8348
2011-2012: A5900
2013-2014: A2104
2015-2016: A5870
2017-2018: S7131, A5908, A10582

S2311 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Reduces the time for mailing and receipt of registration application to constitutional minimum.

S2311 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2311 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2311

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- 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 voter registration

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of  section 5-210 of the election law, as
amended by chapter 255 of the laws  of  2015,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  3.  Completed  application  forms,  when  received  by  any  board  of
elections and, with respect to  application  forms  promulgated  by  the
federal  election  commission,  when  received  by  the  state  board of
elections, or showing a dated cancellation mark  of  the  United  States
Postal  Service or contained in an envelope showing such a dated cancel-
lation mark which is not later than  the  [twenty-fifth]  FIFTEENTH  day
before  the  next  ensuing  primary,  general  or  special election, and
received no later than the [twentieth] TENTH day before  such  election,
or  delivered  in  person  to such board of elections not later than the
tenth day before [a special] SUCH election, shall entitle the  applicant
to vote in such election, if he or she is otherwise qualified, provided,
however,  such applicant shall not vote on a voting machine until his or
her identity is verified. Any board of elections receiving  an  applica-
tion  form from a person who does not reside in its jurisdiction but who
does reside elsewhere in the state of New York, shall forthwith  forward
such  application  form  to the proper board of elections. Each board of
elections shall make an entry on each  such  form  of  the  date  it  is
received by such board.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01062-01-9

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