senate Bill S6457A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes an electronic personal voter registration process

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 16, 2019 print number 6457a
Jun 16, 2019 amend and recommit to rules
Jun 11, 2019 referred to rules

Co-Sponsors

S6457 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8280
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 5 Title 9 §§5-900 - 5-906, §5-308, amd §9-209, El L

S6457 - Summary

Establishes an electronic personal voter registration process integrated within designated agency applications; requires the state board of elections to promulgate necessary rules and regulations; makes related provisions.

S6457 - Sponsor Memo

S6457 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6457

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GIANARIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to establishing  an  auto-
  matic  voter  registration process integrated within designated agency
  applications

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York automatic voter registration act of 2019".
  § 2. Article 5 of the election law is amended by adding a new title  9
to read as follows:
                                TITLE IX
                      AUTOMATIC VOTER REGISTRATION
SECTION 5-900. INTEGRATED   PERSONAL   VOTER   REGISTRATION  APPLICATION
                  REQUIRED.
        5-902. FAILURE TO RECEIVE  EXEMPLAR  SIGNATURE  NOT  TO  PREVENT
                 REGISTRATION.
        5-904. PRESUMPTION OF INNOCENT AUTHORIZED ERROR.
        5-906. FORMS.
  §  5-900. INTEGRATED PERSONAL VOTER REGISTRATION APPLICATION REQUIRED.
1. IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER METHOD OF VOTER REGISTRATION PROVIDED FOR BY
THIS CHAPTER, STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES DESIGNATED IN SUBDIVISION  TWELVE
OF  THIS  SECTION  SHALL  PROVIDE  TO THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS VOTER
REGISTRATION QUALIFICATION INFORMATION ASSOCIATED WITH EACH  PERSON  WHO
SUBMITS  AN APPLICATION FOR SERVICES AT SUCH AGENCY, OR WHO NOTIFIES THE
AGENCY OF A CHANGE OF ADDRESS OR NAME. SUCH  DESIGNATED  AGENCIES  SHALL
ENSURE  AGENCY  APPLICATIONS  SUBSTANTIALLY  INCLUDE ALL OF THE ELEMENTS
REQUIRED BY SECTION 5-210 OF THIS  ARTICLE,  INCLUDING  THE  APPROPRIATE
ATTESTATION,  SO THAT PERSONS COMPLETING SUCH APPLICATIONS SHALL BE ABLE
TO ALSO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO REGISTER TO VOTE THROUGH THE ELECTRONIC
VOTER REGISTRATION TRANSMITTAL SYSTEM. FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION,

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

Co-Sponsors

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S6457A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8280
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 5 Title 9 §§5-900 - 5-906, §5-308, amd §9-209, El L

S6457A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes an electronic personal voter registration process integrated within designated agency applications; requires the state board of elections to promulgate necessary rules and regulations; makes related provisions.

S6457A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6457--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GIANARIS, BAILEY, GOUNARDES, KRUEGER, MYRIE, SALAZAR
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the  Committee on Rules -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to establishing  an  auto-
  matic  voter  registration process integrated within designated agency
  applications

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York automatic voter registration act of 2019".
  § 2. Article 5 of the election law is amended by adding a new title  9
to read as follows:
                                TITLE IX
                      AUTOMATIC VOTER REGISTRATION
SECTION 5-900. INTEGRATED   PERSONAL   VOTER   REGISTRATION  APPLICATION
                  REQUIRED.
        5-902. FAILURE TO RECEIVE  EXEMPLAR  SIGNATURE  NOT  TO  PREVENT
                 REGISTRATION.
        5-904. PRESUMPTION OF INNOCENT AUTHORIZED ERROR.
        5-906. FORMS.
  §  5-900. INTEGRATED PERSONAL VOTER REGISTRATION APPLICATION REQUIRED.
1. IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER METHOD OF VOTER REGISTRATION PROVIDED FOR BY
THIS CHAPTER, STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES DESIGNATED IN SUBDIVISION  TWELVE
OF  THIS  SECTION  SHALL  PROVIDE  TO THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS VOTER
REGISTRATION QUALIFICATION INFORMATION ASSOCIATED WITH EACH  PERSON  WHO
SUBMITS  AN APPLICATION FOR SERVICES AT SUCH AGENCY, OR WHO NOTIFIES THE
AGENCY OF A CHANGE OF ADDRESS OR NAME. SUCH  DESIGNATED  AGENCIES  SHALL
ENSURE  AGENCY  APPLICATIONS  SUBSTANTIALLY  INCLUDE ALL OF THE ELEMENTS
REQUIRED BY SECTION 5-210 OF THIS  ARTICLE,  INCLUDING  THE  APPROPRIATE
ATTESTATION,  SO THAT PERSONS COMPLETING SUCH APPLICATIONS SHALL BE ABLE
TO ALSO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO REGISTER TO VOTE THROUGH THE ELECTRONIC
VOTER REGISTRATION TRANSMITTAL SYSTEM. FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION,
"AGENCY"  SHALL  MEAN  ANY  STATE OR LOCAL AGENCY, DEPARTMENT, DIVISION,

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