senate Bill S6216

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the posting of information concerning a change in the location of a polling place

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Current Bill Status Via A2168 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 16, 2021 signed chap.241
Jul 12, 2021 delivered to governor
May 19, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.879
substituted for s6216
May 19, 2021 substituted by a2168
May 05, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 03, 2021 1st report cal.879
Apr 15, 2021 referred to elections

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S6216 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2168
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add §8-108, El L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11164

S6216 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the board of elections for the voting district in which an old polling place is located to post at the entrance of the old polling location a notice informing voters that the polling place has been moved and providing the street address of the new location.

S6216 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6216 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6216
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 15, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAYER  -- 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  posting
   of information concerning a change in the location of a polling place
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The election law is amended by adding a new  section  8-108
 to read as follows:
   §  8-108. CHANGE OF POLLING PLACE. IN THE EVENT THAT THERE IS A CHANGE
 OF LOCATION OF A POLLING PLACE FROM THE LAST PRIMARY OR GENERAL ELECTION
 HELD OR THE LAST EARLY VOTING PERIOD HELD, THE BOARD  OF  ELECTIONS  FOR
 THE VOTING DISTRICT IN WHICH THE OLD POLLING PLACE IS LOCATED SHALL POST
 AT  THE  ENTRANCE  OF  THE OLD POLLING LOCATION A NOTICE ON YELLOW PAPER
 INFORMING VOTERS THAT THE POLLING PLACE HAS BEEN MOVED AND PROVIDING THE
 STREET ADDRESS OF THE NEW LOCATION. SUCH NOTICE SHALL BE POSTED  ON  THE
 DATE  OF  THE  ELECTION OR ON THE FIRST DAY OF EARLY VOTING PRIOR TO THE
 OPENING OF THE POLLS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05961-01-1


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