|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 09, 2020||referred to election law|
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.9
reported and committed to rules
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to elections|
|Dec 30, 2019||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6930
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6930 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6930 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6930 SPONSOR: KRUEGER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to designating early poll- ing places PURPOSE: This bill provides that public schools shall not be designated as early voting polling sites. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends § 4-104 of the Election Law to provide that public buildings shall be designated as polling places to the extent practica- ble, however in no case shall a public school be designated as an early voting polling location. If additional polling places are needed, a building exempt from taxation or owned by an entity receiving more than one millions dollars in annual state grant funding shall be used as a
S6930 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6930 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E December 30, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KRUEGER -- 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 designating early poll- ing places THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivisions 1 and 3 of section 4-104 of the election law, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 5 of the laws of 2019 and subdivi- sion 3 as amended by chapter 694 of the laws of 1989, are amended to read as follows: 1. Every board of elections shall, in consultation with each city, town and village, designate the polling places in each election district in which the meetings for the registration of voters, and for any election may be held. The board of trustees of each village in which general and special village elections conducted by the board of elections are held at a time other than the time of a general election shall submit such a list of polling places for such village elections to the board of elections. A polling place may be located in a building owned by a religious organization or used by it as a place of worship. If such a building is designated as a polling place, it shall not be required to be open for voter registration on any Saturday if this is contrary to the religious beliefs of the religious organization. In such a situation, the board of elections shall designate an alternate location to be used for voter registration. Such polling places must be designated by March fifteenth, of each year, and shall be effective for one year thereafter. Such a list required to be submitted by a village board of trustees must be submitted at least four months before each general village election and shall be effective until four months before the subsequent general village election. [No place in which a business licensed to sell alcoholic beverages for on premises consumption is conducted on any day of local registration or of voting shall be so EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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