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A00774 Summary:

BILL NOA00774
 
SAME ASSAME AS UNI. S01100
 
SPONSORLavine (MS)
 
COSPNSRGalef, Buchwald, Lupardo, Rosenthal L, Fahy, Englebright, Abinanti, Stirpe, Lifton, Dinowitz, Blake, Zebrowski, Simon, Jaffee, Colton, Walker, Ortiz, Epstein, Burke, Carroll, Cruz, Eichenstein, Fall, Frontus, Glick, Griffin, Heastie, Jacobson, McMahon, Otis, Raynor, Reyes, Weinstein, Bronson, DenDekker, Romeo, Taylor, Gantt, Rosenthal D, Stern, Seawright, Paulin, Simotas, Perry, D'Urso, Hunter, Vanel, Fernandez, Bichotte, Weprin, Kim, Ramos
 
MLTSPNSRLentol, Nolan, Thiele
 
Amd 5-500 & 5-210, add 5-507, El L
 
Relates to voter pre-registration and education on voter pre-registration.
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A00774 Actions:

BILL NOA00774
 
01/10/2019referred to election law
01/14/2019reported referred to ways and means
01/14/2019reported referred to rules
01/14/2019reported
01/14/2019rules report cal.3
01/14/2019ordered to third reading rules cal.3
01/14/2019passed assembly
01/14/2019delivered to senate
01/14/2019REFERRED TO RULES
01/14/2019SUBSTITUTED FOR S1100
01/14/20193RD READING CAL.6
01/14/2019PASSED SENATE
01/14/2019RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
01/14/2019delivered to governor
01/24/2019signed chap.2
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A00774 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
            S. 1100                                                   A. 774
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                SENATE - ASSEMBLY
 
                                    January 10, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        IN  SENATE  --  Introduced by Sens. CARLUCCI, ADDABBO, BAILEY, BENJAMIN,
          BIAGGI, BRESLIN, BROOKS, COMRIE, GAUGHRAN, GIANARIS, GOUNARDES, HARCK-
          HAM, HOYLMAN, JACKSON, KAMINSKY, KAPLAN, KAVANAGH,  KENNEDY,  KRUEGER,
          LIU,   MARTINEZ,  MAY,  MAYER,  METZGER,  MONTGOMERY,  MYRIE,  PARKER,
          PERSAUD, RAMOS, RIVERA, SALAZAR, SANDERS, SAVINO, SEPULVEDA,  SERRANO,
          SKOUFIS,  STAVISKY,  STEWART-COUSINS, THOMAS -- read twice and ordered
          printed, and  when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on
          Elections
 
        IN  ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. LAVINE, GALEF, BUCHWALD, LUPARDO,
          L. ROSENTHAL, FAHY, ENGLEBRIGHT, ABINANTI, STIRPE,  LIFTON,  DINOWITZ,
          BLAKE,  ZEBROWSKI,  SIMON,  JAFFEE,  COLTON,  WALKER,  ORTIZ, EPSTEIN,
          BURKE, CARROLL, CRUZ,  EICHENSTEIN,  FALL,  FRONTUS,  GLICK,  GRIFFIN,
          HEASTIE,  JACOBSON,  McMAHON, OTIS, RAYNOR, REYES, WEINSTEIN -- Multi-
          Sponsored by -- M. of A. LENTOL, THIELE -- read once and  referred  to
          the Committee on Election Law
 
        AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to voter pre-registration
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1.   Paragraph o of subdivision 4  of  section  5-500  of  the
     2  election  law, as amended by chapter 659 of the laws of 1994, is amended
     3  and a new paragraph p is added to read as follows:
     4    o. A space for "remarks" regarding other facts required by this  chap-
     5  ter to be recorded or appropriate to identify the voter[.];
     6    p.  A space for pre-registering applicants to respond to the following
     7  question: "Are you at least 16 years of age and understand that you must
     8  be 18 years of age on or before election day to vote, and that until you
     9  will be eighteen years of age at the time of such election  your  regis-
    10  tration will be marked 'pending' and you will be unable to cast a ballot
    11  in any election?".

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD04590-03-9

        S. 1100                             2                             A. 774
 
     1    § 2. The election law is amended by adding a new section 5-507 to read
     2  as follows:
     3    §  5-507.  Voter pre-registration and education on voter pre-registra-
     4  tion. 1. Pre-registration.  A person who is at least  sixteen  years  of
     5  age  and who is otherwise qualified to register to vote may pre-register
     6  to vote, and shall be automatically registered upon reaching the age  of
     7  eligibility as provided by this chapter.
     8    2.  Encouragement  of student voter registration and pre-registration.
     9  Local boards of education are required  to  adopt  policies  to  promote
    10  student  voter  registration  and  pre-registration.  These policies may
    11  include collaboration with county boards of elections to  conduct  voter
    12  registration  and  pre-registration  in  high  schools.  Completion  and
    13  submission of voter registration or pre-registration forms shall not  be
    14  a course requirement or graded assignment for students.
    15    §  3.  Paragraph (g) of subdivision 5 of section 5-210 of the election
    16  law, as amended by chapter 179 of the laws of 2005, is amended  to  read
    17  as follows:
    18    (g)  Notice that the applicant must be a citizen of the United States,
    19  [is or will be at least eighteen years old not later than December thir-
    20  ty-first of the calendar year in which he or she registers] is at  least
    21  sixteen  years  old when he or she submits an application to register to
    22  vote which will be effective for elections occurring  on  or  after  the
    23  applicant  turns  eighteen  years of age and a resident of the county or
    24  city to which application is made.
    25    § 4. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
    26  ing the date on which it shall have become a law. Effective immediately,
    27  the  addition,  amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation neces-
    28  sary for the implementation of  this  act  on  its  effective  date  are
    29  authorized to be made and completed on or before such effective date.
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