BILL NO A04693
SAME AS No same as
Amd S8-100, El L
Provides for a change in the early morning hour to open the polls for voting in
New York city; changes from six a.m. to seven a.m.
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N A S S E M B L Y
February 7, 2013
Introduced by M. of A. KAVANAGH -- read once and referred to the Commit-
tee on Election Law
AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to the hours for conduct-
ing voting in the city of New York
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
1 Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 8-100 of the election law, as
2 amended by chapter 335 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as
4 2. Polls shall be open for voting during the following hours: a prima-
5 ry election from twelve o'clock noon until nine o'clock in the evening,
6 except in the city of New York and the counties of Nassau, Suffolk,
7 Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Putnam and Erie, and in such city or
8 county from [six] SEVEN o'clock in the morning until nine o'clock in the
9 evening; the general election from [six] SEVEN o'clock in the morning
10 until nine o'clock in the evening; a special election called by the
11 governor pursuant to the public officers law, and, except as otherwise
12 provided by law, every other election, from [six] SEVEN o'clock in the
13 morning until nine o'clock in the evening.
14 S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
15 have become a law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.