senate Bill S4658

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Makes provisions regarding the designation of polling places on college campuses

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 07, 2021 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 19, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 12, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 11, 2021 1st report cal.1055
Feb 08, 2021 referred to elections

Votes

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May 10, 2021 - Elections committee Vote

S4658
5
2
committee
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Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Elections Committee Vote: May 10, 2021

nay (2)

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S4658 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A454
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4-104, 4-100 & 8-600, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2003, A3430, A9386
2011-2012: S1851, A2162
2013-2014: S888, A1116
2015-2016: S1412, A2806
2017-2018: S3092, A5949, A10840
2019-2020: S4378, A5661

S4658 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that whenever a contiguous property of a college or university contains three hundred or more registrants, the polling place designated for such election district shall be on such contiguous property or at a location approved by the college or university.

S4658 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4658 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4658
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  PARKER,  BRESLIN,  GAUGHRAN,  GIANARIS, LIU, MAY,
   PERSAUD, STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when  printed
   to be committed to the Committee on Elections
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  election  law, in relation to the boundaries of
   election districts and the designation of polling places

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  4-104 of the election law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision 5-a to read as follows:
   5-A. WHENEVER  A  CONTIGUOUS  PROPERTY  OF  A  COLLEGE  OR  UNIVERSITY
 CONTAINS  THREE  HUNDRED  OR  MORE REGISTRANTS (EXCLUDING REGISTRANTS IN
 INACTIVE STATUS) WHO ARE REGISTERED  TO  VOTE  AT  AN  ADDRESS  ON  SUCH
 CONTIGUOUS  PROPERTY,  THE POLLING PLACE DESIGNATED FOR SUCH REGISTRANTS
 SHALL BE ON SUCH CONTIGUOUS PROPERTY OR AT A LOCATION  APPROVED  BY  THE
 COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY.
   §  2.  Paragraph  a  of subdivision 3 of section 4-100 of the election
 law, as amended by chapter 659 of the laws of 1994, is amended  to  read
 as follows:
   a.  Each  election  district  shall  be in compact form and may not be
 partly within and partly without a ward, town, city, a village which has
 five thousand or more inhabitants and is wholly  within  one  town,  THE
 CONTIGUOUS  PROPERTY  OF  A  COLLEGE  OR UNIVERSITY WHICH CONTAINS THREE
 HUNDRED OR MORE REGISTRANTS (EXCLUDING REGISTRANTS IN  INACTIVE  STATUS)
 WHO ARE REGISTERED TO VOTE AT AN ADDRESS ON SUCH CONTIGUOUS PROPERTY, or
 a  county  legislative,  assembly, senatorial or congressional district.
 Except as provided in paragraph b of this subdivision, election district
 boundaries, other than those boundaries which are coterminous  with  the
 boundaries  of  those  political  subdivisions AND COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY
 PROPERTIES mentioned in this paragraph, must be streets,  rivers,  rail-
 road lines or other permanent characteristics of the landscape which are
 clearly  visible  to any person without the need to use any technical or
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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