Amends the constitution to delete the requirement that registration for purposes of voting be completed at least ten days before election day; provides that laws be made to adequately safeguard against deception in the exercise of the right of suffrage.
STATE OF NEW YORK
2021-2022 Regular Sessions
January 6, 2021
Introduced by M. of A. CARROLL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
tee on Election Law
CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY
proposing an amendment to section 5 of article 2 of the constitution, in
relation to the ten day advance registration requirement
1 Section 1. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That section 5 of article
2 2 of the constitution be amended to read as follows:
3 § 5. Laws shall be made for ascertaining, by proper proofs, the citi-
4 zens who shall be entitled to the right of suffrage hereby established,
5 and for the registration of voters[; which registration shall be
6 completed at least ten days before each election]. Such registration
7 shall not be required for town and village elections except by express
8 provision of law.
9 § 2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment be
10 submitted to the people for approval at the general election to be held
11 in the year 2021 in accordance with the provisions of the election law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.