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A00908 Summary:

BILL NOA00908
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORCarroll
 
COSPNSRBenedetto, Colton, Abinanti, Dinowitz, Richardson, Simon, Rosenthal L
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd §5-210, El L
 
Provides voters with a warning about New York's closed primary system on voter registration forms.
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A00908 Actions:

BILL NOA00908
 
01/06/2021referred to election law
01/05/2022referred to election law
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A00908 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                           908
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                       (Prefiled)
 
                                     January 6, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M. of A. CARROLL, BENEDETTO, COLTON, ABINANTI, DINOWITZ,
          RICHARDSON, SIMON, L. ROSENTHAL --  read  once  and  referred  to  the
          Committee on Election Law
 
        AN  ACT  to amend the election law, in relation to notifying voters that
          New York practices a closed primary system

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1.  Paragraph  (f)  of  subdivision 5 of section 5-210 of the
     2  election law, as amended by chapter 179 of the laws of 2005, is  amended
     3  to read as follows:
     4    (f)  Notice [that political] in bold and prominent type, stating: "The
     5  state of New York practices a closed  party  primary  system.  Political
     6  party  enrollment is optional, but [that,] in order to vote in a primary
     7  election of a political party, a voter must  enroll  in  that  political
     8  party, unless state party rules allow [otherwise] otherwise".
     9    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD05359-01-1
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