assembly Bill A6913

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Amends the constitution to allow persons who will be 18 years old at the time of a presidential election to vote in primary election if 17 at the time

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 18, 2022 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 05, 2022 to attorney-general for opinion
referred to election law
May 10, 2021 opinion referred to judiciary
Apr 15, 2021 to attorney-general for opinion
Apr 13, 2021 referred to election law

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A6913 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 2 §1, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A5110
2011-2012: A4464
2013-2014: A523
2015-2016: A504
2017-2018: A3549
2019-2020: A950

A6913 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows a person who will be 18 years old at the time of a presidential election to vote in the presidential primary election if he or she is 17 years of age at the time of the presidential primary election.

A6913 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6913
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. CUSICK, COLTON, ZEBROWSKI, RAMOS, ENGLEBRIGHT,
   GALEF, CAHILL, GOTTFRIED, ABINANTI, THIELE, WEPRIN,  ROZIC,  SANTABAR-
   BARA,  OTIS, STECK, SEAWRIGHT, LUPARDO, SIMON, CARROLL, DINOWITZ, CRUZ
   -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BRONSON -- read once and referred to
   the Committee on Election Law

             CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY
 
 proposing an amendment to section 1 of article 2 of the constitution, in
   relation to qualifications of voters
 
   Section 1. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That section 1 of  article
 2 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
   Section  1.  Every citizen shall be entitled to vote at every election
 for all officers elected by the people and upon all questions  submitted
 to  the  vote of the people provided that such citizen is eighteen years
 of age or over and shall have been a resident of this state, and of  the
 county,  city,  or  village  for thirty days next preceding an election;
 PROVIDED, HOWEVER, A CITIZEN WHO IS SEVENTEEN YEARS OF AGE AT  THE  TIME
 OF A PRIMARY ELECTION FOR PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND WHO WILL BE
 EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE AT THE TIME OF THE GENERAL ELECTION FOR WHICH SUCH
 PRIMARY  ELECTION  IS  HELD  SHALL  BE  ELIGIBLE TO VOTE IN SUCH PRIMARY
 ELECTION.
   § 2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment  be
 referred  to  the  first regular legislative session convening after the
 next succeeding general election of members of  the  assembly,  and,  in
 conformity  with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution, be
 published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD89005-01-1