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AB3843 Summary:

BILL NOA03843A
 
SAME ASSAME AS S04112-B
 
SPONSORSepulveda
 
COSPNSRMosley, Lavine, Raia, Solages, Mayer, Gottfried, Blake, Crespo, Carroll, Lupinacci, Lifton, Abinanti, Harris, McDonald, Simon, Barron, Ortiz, Wallace, Jaffee, D'Urso, Colton, De La Rosa, Galef, Peoples-Stokes, Gjonaj, Joyner, Pellegrino, Lupardo
 
MLTSPNSRBronson, Crouch, Lopez, Ramos, Richardson
 
Add 5-231, El L
 
Enacts the young adult voter registration act; requires each public high school within the state to make voter registration forms available to all students.
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AB3843 Actions:

BILL NOA03843A
 
01/30/2017referred to election law
04/26/2017reported referred to ways and means
05/09/2017reported
05/11/2017advanced to third reading cal.337
06/05/2017amended on third reading 3843a
06/20/2017passed assembly
06/20/2017delivered to senate
06/20/2017REFERRED TO RULES
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AB3843 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         3843--A
                                                                Cal. No. 337
 
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    January 30, 2017
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by M. of A. SEPULVEDA, MOSLEY, LAVINE, RAIA, SOLAGES, MAYER,
          GOTTFRIED,  BLAKE,  CRESPO,  CARROLL,  LUPINACCI,  LIFTON,   ABINANTI,
          HARRIS,  McDONALD,  SIMON,  BARRON,  ORTIZ,  WALLACE,  JAFFEE, D'URSO,
          COLTON -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.  of  A.  BRONSON,  CROUCH,  LOPEZ,
          RAMOS,  RICHARDSON  --  read  once  and  referred  to the Committee on
          Election Law -- reported and referred to the  Committee  on  Ways  and
          Means -- reported from committee, advanced to a third reading, amended
          and ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third read-
          ing
 
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  election law, in relation to enacting the young
          adult voter registration act
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1.    This  act shall be known and may be cited as the "young
     2  adult voter registration act".
     3    § 2. The election law is amended by adding a new section 5-231 to read
     4  as follows:
     5    § 5-231. Young adult voter registration. 1.  Registration  of  voters.
     6  Each public high school within the state shall make available during the
     7  school  year  to  all students such materials as may be published by the
     8  board of elections relating to voter registration and,  where  appropri-
     9  ate, shall provide applications for registration and enrollment, and may
    10  assist in the execution of such applications.
    11    2.  Registration of young adults.  Each school district shall distrib-
    12  ute a voter registration form to any  student  seventeen  years  old  or
    13  older  that  will  be eighteen years old at the time of the next general
    14  election.
    15    3. Forms to be available at school.  The  state  education  department
    16  shall  ensure  that  voter  registration  forms provided by the board of
    17  elections are available in the main  or  central  office  of  each  high
    18  school under the jurisdiction of the department for students who wish to
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD02201-04-7

        A. 3843--A                          2
 
     1  obtain  one. The department shall also ensure that each such high school
     2  provides adequate notice to its students of  the  availability  of  such
     3  forms in its main or central office.
     4    4. Sufficient quantity of forms. The department shall request from the
     5  board  of elections a sufficient quantity of voter registration forms to
     6  meet the requirements of this section.
     7    § 3. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
     8  have become a law.
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