senate Bill S6922

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the number and location of early voting polling sites

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 09, 2020 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.5
reported and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2020 referred to elections
Dec 20, 2019 referred to rules

Votes

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Jan 9, 2020 - Elections committee Vote

S6922
5
2
committee
5
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Elections Committee Vote: Jan 9, 2020

nay (2)

Jan 9, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S6922
12
5
committee
12
Aye
5
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Rules Committee Vote: Jan 9, 2020

aye wr (1)
excused (1)

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S6922 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8-600, El L

S6922 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the number and location of early voting poll sites in certain counties.

S6922 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6922 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6922

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            December 20, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- 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 the number  of  polling
  sites for early voting in certain counties

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2  of  section  8-600  of  the
election  law,  as added by chapter 6 of the laws of 2019, is amended to
read as follows:
  (a) The board of elections shall designate polling  places  for  early
voting,  which  may  include  the offices of the board of elections, for
persons to vote early pursuant to this title. There shall be  so  desig-
nated  at  least one early voting polling place for every full increment
of fifty thousand registered voters in each county;  provided,  however,
the  number  of  early  voting  polling  places in a county shall not be
required to be greater than [seven] TEN UNLESS  REQUIRED  BY  ANY  OTHER
PROVISION  OF  LAW,  and  PROVIDED FURTHER THAT a county with fewer than
fifty thousand voters shall have  at  least  one  early  voting  polling
place;  AND  PROVIDED  FURTHER THAT IN COUNTIES WITH A POPULATION OF ONE
MILLION TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND OR MORE BASED ON THE  LATEST  FEDERAL
DECENNIAL CENSUS, BUT OUTSIDE CITIES WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR
MORE BASED ON THE LATEST FEDERAL DECENNIAL CENSUS, EACH TOWN AND CITY IN
SUCH COUNTIES SHALL HAVE AT LEAST ONE POLLING PLACE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14391-02-9

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