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|Jan 05, 2022||referred to elections|
|Mar 08, 2021||referred to elections|
senate Bill S5478
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5478 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5478 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5478 SPONSOR: BORRELLO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to requiring the county seat in Allegany county to have at least one polling place designated for early voting PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF THE BILL: The purpose of this bill is to amend L. 2020, Chapter 344 (A. 8610-B), relating to the designation of poll sites for early voting. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one of this bill amends paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of section 8-600 of the Election Law to provide that the county seat of Allegany County may be a designated as an early polling site for the purposes of such law.
S5478 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5478 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 8, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BORRELLO -- 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 requiring the county seat in Allegany 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 (a) of subdivision 2 of section 8-600 of the election law, as amended by chapter 344 of the laws of 2020, is amended to read as follows: (a) The board of elections shall designate polling places for early voting, which may include the offices of the board of elections, for persons to vote early pursuant to this title; provided, however, that the municipality with the highest population in each county based on the latest federal decennial census, OR THE COUNTY SEAT IN ALLEGANY COUNTY, shall have at least one polling place designated for early voting, and to the extent practicable if such municipality has public transportation routes, such polling place shall be situated along such transportation routes. There shall be so designated at least one early voting polling place for every full increment of fifty thousand registered voters in each county; provided, however, the number of early voting polling plac- es in a county shall not be required to be greater than ten unless required by any other provision of law, and a county with fewer than fifty thousand voters shall have at least one early voting polling place. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10357-01-1
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