Senate Bill S2349A

2023-2024 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 remain

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    • Passed Assembly
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  • Delivered to Governor
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2023-S2349 - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-104 & 8-400, El L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S6214

2023-S2349 - Summary

Provides that a voter may register to vote at any residence to which the voter maintains a continuous connection with an intent to remain, including a second home or a vacation home or a home where a student lives while attending a college or university.

2023-S2349 - Sponsor Memo

2023-S2349 - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2349
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 20, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  MYRIE, LIU -- 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 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 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-
 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. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01414-02-3



              

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2023-S2349A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-104 & 8-400, El L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S6214

2023-S2349A (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 remain, including a second home or a vacation home or a home where a student lives while attending a college or university.

2023-S2349A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S2349A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2349--A
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 20, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  MYRIE, LIU -- 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, in relation to providing that a  voter
   may  register  to vote at any residence to which the voter maintains a
   continuous connection with an intent to remain
 
   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 REMAIN, INCLUDING A SECOND OR VACATION HOME
 OR HOME WHERE A STUDENT LIVES WHILE ATTENDING A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY.
   § 2. 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 REMAIN SUCH AS A SECOND OR  VACATION  HOME  OR  HOME  WHERE  A
 STUDENT LIVES WHILE ATTENDING A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY, 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. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01414-03-3


              

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