|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jul 21, 2020||referred to election law|
delivered to assembly
|Jan 27, 2020||advanced to third reading|
|Jan 23, 2020||2nd report cal.|
|Jan 22, 2020||1st report cal.258|
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to elections|
|Jun 12, 2019||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6463
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6463 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6463 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6463 SPONSOR: MYRIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize the city of New York to establish an electronic voter registration transmittal system for New York city residents; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expira- tion thereof SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill would authorize a New York City municipal agency to establish an electronic voter registration transmittal system for New York City residents, consistent with local law, until ninety days after the Board of Elections of the State of New York establishes, and makes accessible to residents of the city of New York, a statewide electronic voter registration transmittal system pursuant to Title 8 of Article 5 of the Election Law as added by Part CCC of Chapter 55 of the laws of 2019. REASONS FOR SUPPORT: This bill clarifies New York City's authority to create an online voter
S6463 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6463 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E June 12, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MYRIE -- (at request of the NYC Office of the Mayor) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to authorize the city of New York to establish an electronic voter registration transmittal system for New York city residents; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, rule, regu- lation or policy to the contrary, any municipal agency so authorized by local law of the city of New York may establish and maintain an elec- tronic personal voter registration transmittal system for applicants who are New York city residents. Such system may be established before the establishment of any system otherwise authorized by law, and the exist- ence of the system authorized by this section shall not be deemed to preclude New York city residents from utilizing any system otherwise authorized by law. Completed applications that are filed using the system authorized by this section, when transmitted to the board of elections in the city of New York not later than the twentieth day before the next ensuing primary, general or special election, shall entitle the applicant to vote in such election provided the board deter- mines that the applicant is otherwise qualified. Applications shall be processed by such board in the manner prescribed in by section 5-210 of the election law or, if the applicant is already registered to vote from another address in New York state, in the manner prescribed by section 5-208 of the election law. Such board shall send the appropriate notice of approval or rejection as required by either subdivision 9 of section 5-210 of the election law or subdivision 5 of section 5-208 of the election law. Such system may utilize an electronic or manual signature that is in the custody of the department of motor vehicles, the state board of elections, any other agency designated by section 5-211 or EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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