assembly Bill A6482

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides that a voter may register to vote at any residence to which the voter maintains a continuous connection with an intent to return

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Current Bill Status Via S6214 - Passed Senate


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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 15, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.213
substituted for a6482
Feb 15, 2022 substituted by s6214
Jan 05, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.213
Mar 25, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.215
Mar 23, 2021 reported
Mar 19, 2021 referred to election law

Votes

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Jan 18, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S6214
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

S6214
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

S6214
13
7
committee
13
Aye
7
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 3, 2021 - Elections committee Vote

S6214
5
2
committee
5
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 3, 2021

nay (2)

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A6482 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6214
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-104 & 8-400, El L

A6482 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that a voter may register to vote at any residence to which the voter maintains a continuous connection with an intent to return, including a second home or a vacation home.

A6482 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6482
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. BARRETT -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Election Law
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to the  providing  that  a
   voter  may  register to vote at any residence to which the voter main-
   tains a continuous connection with an intent to return

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  5-104 of the election law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
   3. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL PREVENT A VOTER FROM  REGISTERING  TO
 VOTE  FROM  ANY  RESIDENCE  TO  WHICH  THE  VOTER MAINTAINS A CONTINUOUS
 CONNECTION WITH AN INTENT TO RETURN,  INCLUDING  A  SECOND  OR  VACATION
 HOME.
   §  2.  The  opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 8-400 of the
 election law, as amended by chapter 139 of the laws of 2020, is  amended
 to read as follows:
   A  qualified  voter  may  vote as an absentee voter under this chapter
 FROM A RESIDENCE AT WHICH THE VOTER IS REGISTERED TO VOTE, INCLUDING ANY
 RESIDENCE TO WHICH THE VOTER MAINTAINS A CONTINUOUS CONNECTION  WITH  AN
 INTENT  TO  RETURN  SUCH AS A SECOND OR VACATION HOME, if, on the occur-
 rence of any village election  conducted  by  the  board  of  elections,
 primary  election,  special  election, general election or New York city
 community school board district  or  city  of  Buffalo  school  district
 election, he or she expects to be:
   §  3.   The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 8-400 of the
 election law, as amended by chapter 63 of the laws of 2010,  is  amended
 to read as follows:
   A  qualified  voter  may  vote as an absentee voter under this chapter
 FROM A RESIDENCE AT WHICH THE VOTER IS REGISTERED TO VOTE, INCLUDING ANY
 RESIDENCE TO WHICH THE VOTER MAINTAINS A CONTINUOUS CONNECTION  WITH  AN
 INTENT  TO  RETURN  SUCH AS A SECOND OR VACATION HOME, if, on the occur-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.