senate Bill S830A

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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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2021 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 22, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.368
reported and committed to rules
Feb 21, 2021 print number 830b
Feb 21, 2021 amend and recommit to crime victims, crime and correction
Feb 18, 2021 committee discharged and committed to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 20, 2021 print number 830a
Jan 20, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to elections
Jan 06, 2021 referred to elections

Votes

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

S830B
5
2
committee
5
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 22, 2021

nay (2)

Feb 22, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S830B
14
6
committee
14
Aye
6
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S830 - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-106 & 3-102, rpld §8-504 sub 5, ren subs 6 - 8 to be subs 5 - 7, El L; amd §220.50, CP L; amd §259-i, Exec L; add §§510 & 209, Cor L

S830 - Summary

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

S830 - Sponsor Memo

S830 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    830
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  COMRIE, MYRIE, BAILEY, BENJAMIN, BIAGGI, BRESLIN,
   GIANARIS, HARCKHAM, HOYLMAN, JACKSON,  KAVANAGH,  KRUEGER,  LIU,  MAY,
   MAYER,  PARKER,  PERSAUD,  RAMOS, RIVERA, SALAZAR, SANDERS, SEPULVEDA,
   SERRANO, STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when  printed
   to be committed to the Committee on Elections
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law, the criminal procedure law, the execu-
   tive  law,  and the correction law, in relation to voting by convicted
   felons
 
   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

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

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S830A - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-106 & 3-102, rpld §8-504 sub 5, ren subs 6 - 8 to be subs 5 - 7, El L; amd §220.50, CP L; amd §259-i, Exec L; add §§510 & 209, Cor L

S830A - Summary

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

S830A - Sponsor Memo

S830A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  830--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  COMRIE, MYRIE, BAILEY, BENJAMIN, BIAGGI, BRESLIN,
   BRISPORT, GIANARIS, HARCKHAM,  HOYLMAN,  JACKSON,  KAVANAGH,  KRUEGER,
   LIU,  MAY,  MAYER,  PARKER,  PERSAUD, RAMOS, RIVERA, SALAZAR, SANDERS,
   SEPULVEDA, SERRANO, STAVISKY -- read twice and  ordered  printed,  and
   when  printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections -- commit-
   tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
   mitted 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

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S830B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-106 & 3-102, rpld §8-504 sub 5, ren subs 6 - 8 to be subs 5 - 7, El L; amd §220.50, CP L; amd §259-i, Exec L; add §§510 & 209, Cor L

S830B (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S830B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S830B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  830--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  COMRIE, MYRIE, BAILEY, BENJAMIN, BIAGGI, BRESLIN,
   BRISPORT, BROUK,  GIANARIS,  GOUNARDES,  HARCKHAM,  HOYLMAN,  JACKSON,
   KAVANAGH,  KRUEGER,  LIU,  MAY, MAYER, PARKER, PERSAUD, RAMOS, RIVERA,
   SALAZAR, SANDERS, SEPULVEDA,  SERRANO,  STAVISKY  --  read  twice  and
   ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
   Elections -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
   amended  and recommitted to said committee -- committee discharged and
   said bill committed to the  Committee  on  Crime  Victims,  Crime  and
   Correction -- 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.

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

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