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S05847 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          5847
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                      May 15, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen.  MYRIE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections
 
        AN ACT to amend the  election  law,  in  relation  to  proceedings  with
          respect  to  the canvass of absentee, military and special ballots and
          ballots cast by voters with registration records missing  on  days  of
          election or voters who have not had their identity previously verified
          or who have moved after registering
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2  of  section  9-209  of  the
     2  election  law  is  amended  by  adding a new subparagraph (v) to read as
     3  follows:
     4    (v) If the board of elections determines that a person was entitled to
     5  vote at such election, the board shall cast and canvass such portions of
     6  the ballot that correspond to the  voter's  election  district  if  such
     7  board finds that the voter appeared in the correct county, regardless of
     8  the fact that the voter may have appeared in the incorrect polling place
     9  and election district.
    10    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD01502-02-9
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