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A00777 Summary:

BILL NOA00777
 
SAME ASSAME AS S01048
 
SPONSORCarroll (MS)
 
COSPNSRLavine, Englebright, Galef, Gottfried, Ortiz, Quart, Paulin, Buchwald, Miller MG, Colton, Rosenthal L, Mosley, Fahy, Zebrowski, Otis, Abinanti, Rozic, Jaffee, Hevesi, Wallace, Stirpe, Seawright, Blake, Cusick, De La Rosa, Jones, Lentol, Niou, Rivera, Ryan, Rodriguez, Bronson, Santabarbara, Steck, Walker, Vanel, Burke, Cruz, Eichenstein, Epstein, Fall, Griffin, Heastie, Jacobson, McMahon, Raynor, Reyes, Romeo, Weinstein, DenDekker, Frontus, Taylor, Gantt, Simon, Stern, Ramos, Dinowitz, Hunter, D'Urso, Weprin, Kim, Lupardo
 
MLTSPNSRCahill, Cook, Glick, Lifton, Nolan, Perry, Thiele
 
Amd Art 2 5, Constn
 
Amends the constitution to delete the requirement that registration for purposes of voting be completed at least ten days before election day and provides that laws be made to adequately safeguard against deception in the exercise of the right of suffrage.
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A00777 Actions:

BILL NOA00777
 
01/10/2019referred to election law
01/11/2019to attorney-general for opinion
01/14/2019reported referred to judiciary
01/14/2019reported referred to rules
01/14/2019reported
01/14/2019rules report cal.6
01/14/2019substituted by s1048
 S01048 AMEND= GIANARIS
 02/06/2019opinion referred to judiciary
 01/10/2019REFERRED TO JUDICIARY
 01/11/2019TO ATTORNEY-GENERAL FOR OPINION
 01/14/2019REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
 01/14/2019ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.3
 01/14/2019PASSED SENATE
 01/14/2019DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
 01/14/2019referred to judiciary
 01/14/2019substituted for a777
 01/14/2019ordered to third reading rules cal.6
 01/14/2019passed assembly
 01/14/2019returned to senate
 01/15/2019DELIVERED TO SECRETARY OF STATE
 02/07/2019OPINION REFERRED TO JUDICIARY
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A00777 Memo:

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
 
BILL NUMBER: A777
 
SPONSOR: Carroll (MS)
  TITLE OF BILL: CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY proposing an amendment to section 5 of article 2 of the constitution, in relation to the ten day advance registration requirement   SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill amends section 5 of article 2 of the constitution to eliminate the ten day advance voter registration requirement. If adopted, the legislature would set guidelines for this provision.   JUSTIFICATION: This legislation would to remove the ten day advance voter registration requirement from the NYS Constitution. As New York consistently ranks at the bottom of states in voter turnout, allowing same day registration would increase and encourage greater participation.   PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2016: A5891 (Kavanagh) - Referred to Committee   FISCAL IMPACT ON THE STATE: To be determined.   EFFECTIVE DATE: Resolved (if the Senate concur), that the foregoing amendment be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the next succeeding general election of the assembly, and, in conformity with section 1 of article 19 of the constitution, be published for three months previous to the time of such election.
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A00777 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                           777
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    January 10, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M. of A. CARROLL, LAVINE, ENGLEBRIGHT, GALEF, GOTTFRIED,
          ORTIZ, QUART, PAULIN, BUCHWALD,  M. G. MILLER,  COLTON,  L. ROSENTHAL,
          MOSLEY,  FAHY,  ZEBROWSKI,  OTIS,  ABINANTI,  ROZIC,  JAFFEE,  HEVESI,
          WALLACE, STIRPE, SEAWRIGHT, BLAKE, CUSICK, DE LA ROSA, JONES,  LENTOL,
          NIOU,  RIVERA,  RYAN, RODRIGUEZ, BRONSON, SANTABARBARA, STECK, WALKER,
          VANEL, BURKE, CRUZ,  EICHENSTEIN,  EPSTEIN,  FALL,  GRIFFIN,  HEASTIE,
          JACOBSON,  McMAHON, RAYNOR, REYES, ROMEO, WEINSTEIN -- Multi-Sponsored
          by -- M. of A. CAHILL, COOK, DINOWITZ, GLICK, LIFTON, LUPARDO,  PERRY,
          THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Election Law
 
                    CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY
 
        proposing an amendment to section 5 of article 2 of the constitution, in
          relation to the ten day advance registration requirement
 
     1    Section  1. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That section 5 of article
     2  2 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
     3    § 5. Laws shall be made for ascertaining, by proper proofs, the  citi-
     4  zens  who shall be entitled to the right of suffrage hereby established,
     5  and for  the  registration  of  voters[;  which  registration  shall  be
     6  completed  at  least  ten days before each election].  Such registration
     7  shall not be required for town and village elections except  by  express
     8  provision of law.
     9    §  2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment be
    10  referred to the first regular legislative session  convening  after  the
    11  next  succeeding  general  election  of members of the assembly, and, in
    12  conformity with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution,  be
    13  published for three months previous to the time of such election.
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD89048-01-9
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