assembly Bill A4190

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to procedures for change of enrollment

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to election law
Feb 01, 2021 referred to election law

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A4190 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5-304, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A408
2011-2012: A5928
2013-2014: A2017
2015-2016: A5777
2017-2018: A5943, A10842
2019-2020: A1423
2023-2024: A6626

A4190 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Amends procedures for change of party enrollment to require postmark 25 days prior to a primary, general or special election.

A4190 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4190
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. SIMON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BARRON,
   EPSTEIN, HUNTER, J. RIVERA, SEAWRIGHT, THIELE, WOERNER  --  read  once
   and referred to the Committee on Election Law
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to change of enrollment
 
   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  316  of  the  laws  of 2019, is amended to read as
 follows:
   3. A change of enrollment received by the  board  of  elections  [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] SHOWING A DATED CANCELLATION MARK OF THE
 UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE, OR CONTAINED IN AN ENVELOPE SHOWING SUCH A
 DATED CANCELLATION MARK WHICH IS DATED NOT LATER THAN  THE  TWENTY-FIFTH
 DAY  BEFORE  THE NEXT ENSUING PRIMARY, GENERAL, OR SPECIAL ELECTION, AND
 RECEIVED NO LATER THAN THE TWENTIETH DAY BEFORE SUCH ELECTION, OR DELIV-
 ERED IN PERSON TO SUCH COUNTY BOARD OF  ELECTIONS  NOT  LATER  THAN  THE
 TENTH  DAY  BEFORE A SPECIAL ELECTION, SHALL HAVE SUCH CHANGE OF ENROLL-
 MENT EFFECTIVE FOR SUCH ELECTION. ENROLLMENT CHANGES SHALL BE ENTERED AS
 PROVIDED IN THIS ARTICLE AND WILL BE DEEMED TO TAKE EFFECT ON THE  TWEN-
 TY-FIFTH DAY AFTER SUCH CHANGE OF ENROLLMENT IS RECEIVED BY THE BOARD OF
 ELECTIONS OR IF THE CHANGE OF ENROLLMENT, OR THE ENVELOPE CONTAINING IT,
 BEARS  A  DATED  CANCELLATION  MARK OF THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE,
 SUCH CHANGE SHALL BE ENTERED AND WILL BE DEEMED TO TAKE  EFFECT  ON  THE
 TWENTY-FIFTH  DAY  AFTER  THE  DATE  OF SUCH MARK, WHICHEVER IS EARLIER;
 EXCEPT THAT NO CHANGE WILL TAKE EFFECT SOONER  THAN  THE  TWENTIETH  DAY
 AFTER THE RECEIPT OF SUCH CHANGE OF ENROLLMENT BY THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS
 EXCEPT WITH REGARD TO SPECIAL ELECTIONS AS PROVIDED IN THIS SUBDIVISION.
   §  2.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
 have become a law.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets