senate Bill S1733

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Establishes a school voter registration access program

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 30, 2023 advanced to third reading
Jan 25, 2023 2nd report cal.
Jan 24, 2023 1st report cal.196
Jan 13, 2023 referred to education

Votes

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Jan 24, 2023 - Education committee Vote

S1733
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5
committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Education Committee Vote: Jan 24, 2023

aye wr (1)

S1733 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 25 §1301, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S5073
2021-2022: S912

S1733 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a school voter registration access program to promote student voter registration and pre-registration.

S1733 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1733 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1733
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 13, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAYER  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to establishing a  school
   voter registration access program
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new article 25  to
 read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 25
                     SCHOOL VOTER REGISTRATION ACCESS
 SECTION 1301. SCHOOL VOTER REGISTRATION ACCESS.
   §  1301. SCHOOL VOTER REGISTRATION ACCESS. EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT, BOARD
 OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL  SERVICES,  CHARTER  SCHOOL,  AND  NON-PUBLIC
 SCHOOL  SHALL  ADOPT  A POLICY TO PROMOTE STUDENT VOTER REGISTRATION AND
 PRE-REGISTRATION PURSUANT TO CHAPTER TWO OF THE  LAWS  OF  TWO  THOUSAND
 NINETEEN.  SUCH  POLICY SHALL, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS
 ARTICLE, REQUIRE ALL SCHOOLS OPERATED BY SUCH SCHOOL  DISTRICTS,  BOARDS
 OF  COOPERATIVE  EDUCATIONAL  SERVICES,  CHARTER SCHOOLS, AND NON-PUBLIC
 SCHOOLS SERVING ANY OR ALL OF GRADES TEN, ELEVEN,  AND  TWELVE  TO  MAKE
 AVAILABLE ACCESS TO VOTER REGISTRATION AND PRE-REGISTRATION APPLICATIONS
 DURING  THE SCHOOL YEAR FOR THE PURPOSES OF EDUCATING STUDENTS ABOUT THE
 VOTING ENROLLMENT PROCESS  AND  PROVIDING  ELIGIBLE  STUDENTS  WITH  THE
 OPPORTUNITY  TO  REGISTER  OR  PRE-REGISTER  TO VOTE AS APPLICABLE. SUCH
 POLICY SHALL INCLUDE PROCEDURES FOR  ACQUIRING  AND  TRANSMITTING  VOTER
 REGISTRATION  AND  PRE-REGISTRATION  APPLICATIONS  TO AND FROM THE LOCAL
 BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND DISSEMINATION AMONG  THEIR  APPROPRIATE  SCHOOLS,
 METHODS  OF  REGULAR  COMMUNICATION WITH ELIGIBLE STUDENTS ON THE AVAIL-
 ABILITY OF SUCH APPLICATIONS AND THEIR RIGHT TO REGISTER OR PRE-REGISTER
 TO VOTE AND MAY INCLUDE COLLABORATION WITH LOCAL BOARDS OF ELECTIONS AND
 OUTSIDE ORGANIZATIONS TO ASSIST IN MAKING AVAILABLE  VOTER  REGISTRATION
 AND  PRE-REGISTRATION  APPLICATIONS  IN ANY SCHOOL SERVING ANY OR ALL OF
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04510-01-3

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