assembly Bill A8657

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requiring the county seat in Warren county to have at least one polling place designated for early voting

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Jan 10, 2022 referred to election law

A8657 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7627
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8-600, El L

A8657 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A8657 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8657
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 10, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. SIMPSON -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Election Law
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to  requiring  the  county
   seat  in  Warren  county to have at least one polling place designated
   for early voting
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1.  Paragraph  (b)  of  subdivision 2 of section 8-600 of the
 election law, as amended by chapter 781 of the laws of 2021, is  amended
 to read as follows:
   (b)  The  largest  city  in  the county or, if there is no city in the
 county, the municipality with the  highest  population  in  each  county
 based  on  the  latest  federal  decennial census, or the county seat in
 Washington county, OR THE COUNTY SEAT IN WARREN COUNTY,  shall  have  at
 least  one  polling place designated for early voting, and to the extent
 practicable if such  city  or  municipality  has  public  transportation
 routes,  such  polling place shall be situated along such transportation
 routes.
   § 2. This act shall take effect April 1, 2022 and shall apply  to  any
 general, primary, run-off primary, or special election held thereafter.
 
 
 
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14129-01-1