assembly Bill A764

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Directs the state board of elections to create a plan to permit voting by mail in the event of a natural disaster or state of emergency

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Jan 06, 2021 referred to election law

A764 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Elections
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10231

A764 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the state board of elections to create a plan to permit voting by mail in the event of a natural disaster or state of emergency.

A764 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                    764
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. JACOBSON -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Election Law
 
 AN  ACT relating to the establishment of voting by mail in the case of a
   natural disaster or state of emergency
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The state board of elections shall, by September 1, 2021 or
 30  days  after this act shall have become a law, whichever comes first,
 create a plan that provides for the establishment and use of  voting  by
 mail  for  elections in the case of a natural disaster or state of emer-
 gency.  Such plan shall otherwise comply  with  all  provisions  of  the
 election law.  For purposes of this section, "voting by mail" shall mean
 an  election  for  which all eligible voters receive ballots by mail and
 vote by mailing those ballots, depositing the ballots at, as applicable,
 drop-off locations or voter service and polling centers, or, as applica-
 ble, by voting at a voter service and polling center.
   ยง 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05273-01-1