assembly Bill A7249

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the county seat in St. Lawrence county to have at least one polling place designated for early voting

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Apr 29, 2021 referred to election law

A7249 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5450
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8-600, El L

A7249 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the county seat in St. Lawrence county to have at least one polling place designated for early voting.

A7249 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   7249
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 29, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. WALCZYK -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Election Law
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to  requiring  the  county
   seat  in  Saint  Lawrence  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 74 of the laws of 2021,  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 Washington  coun-
 ty, OR THE COUNTY SEAT IN SAINT LAWRENCE 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 places 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.
                                                            LBD10370-02-1