senate Bill S1327

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to certain deadlines for voter registration

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 24, 2023 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 17, 2023 ordered to third reading cal.95
Jan 11, 2023 referred to rules

S1327 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A972
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd El L, generally (as proposed in S.2951-A & A.8858-A)

S1327 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to certain deadlines for voter registration; changes the amount of time required with respect to certain deadlines for voter registration procedures.

S1327 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1327 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1327
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 11, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to certain  deadlines  for
   voter registration
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 5-208  of  the  election  law,  as
 added by chapter 659 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows:
   3.  If such a notice is received at least [twenty] FIFTEEN days before
 a primary, special or general election, such change of address  must  be
 completed before such election.
   §  2.  Section 5-210 of the election law, as amended by chapter 179 of
 the laws of 2005, subdivision 3 as amended by a chapter of the  laws  of
 2022  amending  the  election  law  relating  to  voter registration, as
 proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 2951-A and A. 8858-A,  subdivi-
 sion  4  as amended by chapter 490 of the laws of 2019, paragraph (g) of
 subdivision 5 as amended by chapter 2 of the laws  of  2019,  paragraphs
 (k)  and  (l)  of subdivision 5 as amended by chapter 536 of the laws of
 2019, paragraph (m) of subdivision 5 as added by chapter 62 of the  laws
 of  2010, subdivision 9 as amended by chapter 44 of the laws of 2016 and
 subdivision 13 as amended by chapter 322 of the laws of 2021, is amended
 to read as follows:
   § 5-210. Registration and enrollment and  change  of  enrollment  upon
 application. 1. In addition to local registration and veterans' absentee
 registration as provided in this chapter, any qualified person may apply
 personally for registration and enrollment, change of enrollment by mail
 or  by  appearing  at the board of elections on any day, except a day of
 election, during the hours that such board  of  elections  is  open  for
 business.
   2.  (a)  Application  forms  for use pursuant to this section shall be
 furnished by a county board of elections to any person  requesting  such

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04307-01-3

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