assembly Bill A8858A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Reduces the time for mailing and receipt of registration application to constitutional minimum

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Current Bill Status Via S2951 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.415
substituted for a8858a
Jun 03, 2022 substituted by s2951a
May 24, 2022 ordered to third reading rules cal.415
rules report cal.415
reported
May 10, 2022 reported referred to rules
May 05, 2022 print number 8858a
May 05, 2022 amend and recommit to election law
Jan 19, 2022 referred to election law

Votes

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Jan 18, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S2951
13
7
committee
13
Aye
7
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 10, 2022 - Elections committee Vote

S2951
5
2
committee
5
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 10, 2022

nay (2)

Jan 10, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S2951
13
7
committee
13
Aye
7
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 10, 2021 - Elections committee Vote

S2951
5
2
committee
5
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 10, 2021

nay (2)

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A8858 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2951
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5-210, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A8348
2011-2012: A5900
2013-2014: A2104
2015-2016: A5870
2017-2018: A5908, A10582, S7131
2019-2020: A116, S2311

A8858 - Summary

Reduces the time for mailing and receipt of registration application to constitutional minimum.

A8858 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8858
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 19, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. CARROLL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Election Law
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to voter registration
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of  section 5-210 of the election law, as
 amended by chapter 255 of the laws  of  2015,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   3.  Completed  application  forms,  when  received  by  any  board  of
 elections and, with respect to  application  forms  promulgated  by  the
 federal  election  commission,  when  received  by  the  state  board of
 elections, or showing a dated cancellation mark  of  the  United  States
 Postal  Service or contained in an envelope showing such a dated cancel-
 lation mark which is not later than  the  [twenty-fifth]  FIFTEENTH  day
 before  the  next  ensuing  primary,  general  or  special election, and
 received no later than the [twentieth] TENTH day before  such  election,
 or  delivered  in  person  to such board of elections not later than the
 tenth day before [a special] SUCH election, shall entitle the  applicant
 to vote in such election, if he or she is otherwise qualified, provided,
 however,  such applicant shall not vote on a voting machine until his or
 her identity is verified. Any board of elections receiving  an  applica-
 tion  form from a person who does not reside in its jurisdiction but who
 does reside elsewhere in the state of New York, shall forthwith  forward
 such  application  form  to the proper board of elections. Each board of
 elections shall make an entry on each  such  form  of  the  date  it  is
 received by such board.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06190-01-1


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A8858A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2951
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5-210, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A8348
2011-2012: A5900
2013-2014: A2104
2015-2016: A5870
2017-2018: A5908, A10582, S7131
2019-2020: A116, S2311

A8858A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Reduces the time for mailing and receipt of registration application to constitutional minimum.

A8858A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8858--A
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 19, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. CARROLL, ENGLEBRIGHT, DICKENS, GOTTFRIED, ZEBROW-
   SKI,  HEVESI, SIMON, PAULIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on  Election  Law  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to voter registration

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 5-210  of  the  election  law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  255  of  the  laws  of 2015, is amended to read as
 follows:
   3.  Completed  application  forms,  when  received  by  any  board  of
 elections  and,  with  respect  to  application forms promulgated by the
 federal election  commission,  when  received  by  the  state  board  of
 elections,  or  showing  a  dated cancellation mark of the United States
 Postal Service or contained in an envelope showing such a dated  cancel-
 lation  mark  which  is  not later than the [twenty-fifth] FIFTEENTH day
 before the next  ensuing  primary,  general  or  special  election,  and
 received  no  later than the [twentieth] TENTH day before such election,
 or delivered in person to such board of elections  not  later  than  the
 tenth  day before [a special] SUCH election, shall entitle the applicant
 to vote in such election, if he or she is otherwise qualified, provided,
 however, such applicant shall not vote on a voting machine until his  or
 her  identity  is verified. Any board of elections receiving an applica-
 tion form from a person who does not reside in its jurisdiction but  who
 does  reside elsewhere in the state of New York, shall forthwith forward
 such application form to the proper board of elections.  Each  board  of
 elections  shall  make  an  entry  on  each  such form of the date it is
 received by such board.
   § 2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2023.
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06190-02-2