senate Bill S6532A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to change of enrollment by previously registered voters

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 26, 2019 signed chap.316
delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.434
substituted for a8228b
Jun 19, 2019 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 18, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.1670
Jun 16, 2019 print number 6532a
Jun 16, 2019 amend and recommit to rules
Jun 15, 2019 referred to rules

S6532 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8228
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-304 & 5-604, El L

S6532 - Summary

Provides that any change of enrollment after February fourteenth shall take effect seven days after the succeeding June primary.

S6532 - Sponsor Memo

S6532 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6532

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- 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 change of enrollment by
  previously registered voters

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of  section 5-304 of the election law, as
amended by chapter 90 of the  laws  of  1991,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  3. A change of enrollment received by the board of elections not later
than  [the  twenty-fifth day before the general election] FEBRUARY FOUR-
TEENTH shall [be deposited in a sealed enrollment box, which  shall  not
be  opened until the first Tuesday following such general election. Such
change of enrollment shall be then removed and entered  as  provided  in
this  article]  TAKE  EFFECT IMMEDIATELY. ANY CHANGE OF ENROLLMENT AFTER
SUCH DATE SHALL  TAKE  EFFECT  SEVEN  DAYS  AFTER  THE  SUCCEEDING  JUNE
PRIMARY.
  § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 5-604 of the election law, as amended by
chapter 5 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  The  board  of elections shall also cause to be published for each
election district a complete list  of  the  registered  voters  of  each
election  district.  Such  list  shall,  in  addition to the information
required for registration lists, include the party  enrollment  of  each
voter.  At  least  as  many copies of such list shall be prepared as the
required minimum number of registration lists.
  Lists for all the election districts in a ward  or  assembly  district
may  be  bound together in one volume. The board of elections shall also
cause to be published a complete list of names and  residence  addresses
of  the registered voters, including the party enrollment of each voter,
for each town and city over which the board has jurisdiction. The  names
for each town and city may be arranged according to street and number or

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

Co-Sponsors

S6532A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8228
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-304 & 5-604, El L

S6532A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that any change of enrollment after February fourteenth shall take effect seven days after the succeeding June primary.

S6532A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6532A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6532--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- 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 change of enrollment by
  previously registered voters

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 5-304  of  the  election  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  90  of  the  laws  of  1991, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. A change of enrollment received by  the  board  of  elections  [not
later  than  the  twenty-fifth  day before the general election shall be
deposited in a sealed enrollment box, which shall not  be  opened  until
the  first  Tuesday  following  such  general  election.  Such change of
enrollment shall be then removed and entered as provided in  this  arti-
cle]  WILL  TAKE  EFFECT  IMMEDIATELY,  PROVIDED  HOWEVER, ANY CHANGE OF
ENROLLMENT RECEIVED BY THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS AFTER FEBRUARY  FOURTEENTH
AND  BEFORE OR ON SEVEN DAYS AFTER THE JUNE PRIMARY SHALL TAKE EFFECT ON
THE SEVENTH DAY AFTER THE JUNE PRIMARY.
  § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 5-604 of the election law, as amended by
chapter 5 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
  1. The board of elections shall also cause to be  published  for  each
election  district  a  complete  list  of  the registered voters of each
election district. Such list  shall,  in  addition  to  the  information
required  for  registration  lists, include the party enrollment of each
voter. At least as many copies of such list shall  be  prepared  as  the
required minimum number of registration lists.
  Lists  for  all  the election districts in a ward or assembly district
may be bound together in one volume. The board of elections  shall  also
cause  to  be published a complete list of names and residence addresses

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

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