assembly Bill A502

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Removes ten day advance voter registration requirement

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Current Bill Status Via S517 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 12, 2021 delivered to secretary of state
May 11, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
May 10, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.285
substituted for a502
May 10, 2021 substituted by s517
May 06, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.285
May 04, 2021 reported
Feb 09, 2021 reported referred to judiciary
Feb 01, 2021 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 12, 2021 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 06, 2021 referred to election law

Votes

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Jan 11, 2021 - Judiciary committee Vote

S517
10
5
committee
10
Aye
5
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 11, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S517
14
7
committee
14
Aye
7
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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A502 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S517
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 2 §5, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3734, S1616
2011-2012: A1686, S1978
2013-2014: A113, S617
2015-2016: A5891, S2391
2017-2018: A2090, A10420, S2478
2019-2020: A777, S1048

A502 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Amends the constitution to delete the requirement that registration for purposes of voting be completed at least ten days before election day; provides that laws be made to adequately safeguard against deception in the exercise of the right of suffrage.

A502 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    502
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. CARROLL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Election Law
 
             CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY
 
 proposing an amendment to section 5 of article 2 of the constitution, in
   relation to the ten day advance registration requirement

   Section 1. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That section 5 of  article
 2 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
   §  5. Laws shall be made for ascertaining, by proper proofs, the citi-
 zens who shall be entitled to the right of suffrage hereby  established,
 and  for  the  registration  of  voters[;  which  registration  shall be
 completed at least ten days before each election].    Such  registration
 shall  not  be required for town and village elections except by express
 provision of law.
   § 2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment  be
 submitted  to the people for approval at the general election to be held
 in the year 2021 in accordance with the provisions of the election law.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD89034-01-1