assembly Bill A4448A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to voting and registration for voting by formerly incarcerated individuals convicted of a felony and to repeal certain provisions of the election law relating thereto

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Current Bill Status Via S830 - Signed by Governor


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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 04, 2021 approval memo.6
signed chap.103
Apr 22, 2021 delivered to governor
Apr 21, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
Mar 10, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.147
substituted for a4448a
Mar 10, 2021 substituted by s830b
Mar 04, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.147
Mar 01, 2021 reported
Feb 19, 2021 print number 4448a
Feb 19, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to election law
Feb 04, 2021 referred to election law

Votes

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Feb 22, 2021 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S830B
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 22, 2021

nay (2)

Feb 22, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S830B
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Aye
6
Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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A4448 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S830
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-106, 8-504 & 3-102, rpld §8-504 sub 5, El L; amd §220.50, CP L; amd §259-i, Exec L; amd §75, add §§510 & 209, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7634
2017-2018: A5367
2019-2020: A4987

A4448 - Summary

Relates to voting and registration for voting by formerly incarcerated individuals convicted of a felony.

A4448 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4448
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. O'DONNELL, WALKER, WEPRIN, CARROLL, JEAN-PIERRE,
   QUART, GOTTFRIED, BARRON, L. ROSENTHAL, SIMON,  DINOWITZ,  DE LA ROSA,
   ABINANTI,  SEAWRIGHT,  ROZIC, PERRY, NIOU, EPSTEIN, CRUZ, FERNANDEZ --
   Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. HEVESI,  MAGNARELLI,  PAULIN,  PRETLOW,
   THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Election Law

 AN  ACT  to  amend  the election law, the criminal procedure law and the
   correction law, in relation to voting by people released on parole
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section 5-106 of the election law, as
 amended by chapter 373 of the laws  of  1978,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   2.  No  person  who  has been convicted of a felony AND SENTENCED TO A
 PERIOD OF IMPRISONMENT FOR SUCH FELONY pursuant  to  the  laws  of  this
 state,  shall  have  the  right  to register for or vote at any election
 [unless he shall have been pardoned or restored to the rights  of  citi-
 zenship  by  the  governor,  or his maximum sentence of imprisonment has
 expired, or he has been discharged from parole. The  governor,  however,
 may  attach  as a condition to any such pardon a provision that any such
 person shall not have the right of suffrage until  it  shall  have  been
 separately  restored  to  him]  WHILE HE OR SHE IS INCARCERATED FOR SUCH
 FELONY.
   § 2. Subdivision 3 of section 5-106 of the election law is amended  to
 read as follows:
   3.  No  person who has been convicted in a federal court, of a felony,
 or a crime or offense which would constitute a felony under the laws  of
 this  state,  AND SENTENCED TO A PERIOD OF IMPRISONMENT FOR SUCH FELONY,
 shall have the right to register for or vote at any election [unless  he
 shall have been pardoned or restored to the rights of citizenship by the
 president  of the United States, or his maximum sentence of imprisonment

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05828-02-1

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A4448A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S830
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-106, 8-504 & 3-102, rpld §8-504 sub 5, El L; amd §220.50, CP L; amd §259-i, Exec L; amd §75, add §§510 & 209, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7634
2017-2018: A5367
2019-2020: A4987

A4448A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to voting and registration for voting by formerly incarcerated individuals convicted of a felony.

A4448A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4448--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. O'DONNELL, WALKER, WEPRIN, CARROLL, JEAN-PIERRE,
   QUART, GOTTFRIED, BARRON, L. ROSENTHAL, SIMON,  DINOWITZ,  DE LA ROSA,
   ABINANTI,  SEAWRIGHT,  ROZIC,  PERRY,  NIOU, EPSTEIN, CRUZ, FERNANDEZ,
   BICHOTTE HERMELYN, ANDERSON, KELLES, GALLAGHER --  Multi-Sponsored  by
   --  M.  of A. HEVESI, MAGNARELLI, PAULIN, PRETLOW, THIELE -- 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, the criminal procedure law, the execu-
   tive  law,  and  the correction law, in relation to voting by formerly
   incarcerated individuals convicted of a felony; and to repeal  certain
   provisions of the election law relating thereto
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 5-106  of  the  election  law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  373  of  the  laws  of 1978, is amended to read as
 follows:
   2. No person who has been convicted of a felony  AND  SENTENCED  TO  A
 PERIOD  OF  IMPRISONMENT  FOR  SUCH  FELONY pursuant to the laws of this
 state, shall have the right to register for  or  vote  at  any  election
 [unless  he  shall have been pardoned or restored to the rights of citi-
 zenship by the governor, or his maximum  sentence  of  imprisonment  has
 expired,  or  he has been discharged from parole. The governor, however,
 may attach as a condition to any such pardon a provision that  any  such
 person  shall  not  have  the right of suffrage until it shall have been
 separately restored to him] WHILE HE OR SHE  IS  INCARCERATED  FOR  SUCH
 FELONY.
   §  2. Subdivision 3 of section 5-106 of the election law is amended to
 read as follows:
   3. No person who has been convicted in a federal court, of  a  felony,
 or  a crime or offense which would constitute a felony under the laws of

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