assembly Bill A6238

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes the county seat in Allegany county to have at least one polling place designated for early voting

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to election law
Mar 10, 2021 referred to election law

A6238 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8-600, El L

A6238 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the county seat in Allegany county to have at least one polling place designated for early voting.

A6238 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                              March 10, 2021
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. J. M. GIGLIO -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Election Law
 AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to  requiring  the  county
   seat  in Allegany county to have at least one polling place designated
   for early voting
   Section  1.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision 2 of section 8-600 of the
 election law, as amended by chapter 344 of the laws of 2020, 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; provided, however, that
 the municipality with the highest population in each county based on the
 latest federal decennial census, OR THE COUNTY SEAT IN ALLEGANY  COUNTY,
 shall  have  at least one polling place designated for early voting, and
 to the extent practicable if such municipality has public transportation
 routes, such polling place shall be situated along  such  transportation
 routes.  There  shall be so designated 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 plac-
 es  in  a  county  shall  not  be required to be greater than ten unless
 required by any other provision of law, and a  county  with  fewer  than
 fifty  thousand  voters  shall  have  at  least one early voting polling
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.