2019 New York Laws
ELN - Election
Article 5 - Registration and Enrollment of Voters
Title 8 - Electronic Personal Voter Registration Process
5-800 - Electronic Voter Registration Transmittal System.

Universal Citation: NY Elec L § 5-800 (2019)

* § 5-800. Electronic voter registration transmittal system. In addition to any other means of voter registration provided for by this chapter, the state board of elections shall establish and maintain an electronic voter registration transmittal system through which applicants may apply to register to vote online. The state board of elections shall electronically transmit such applications to the applicable board of elections of each county or the city of New York for filing, processing and verification consistent with this chapter. In accordance with technical specifications provided by the state board of elections, each board of elections shall maintain a voter registration system capable of receiving and processing voter registration application information, including electronic signatures, from the electronic voter registration transmittal system established by the state board of elections. Notwithstanding any other inconsistent provision of this chapter, applications filed using such system shall be considered filed with the applicable board of elections on the calendar date the application is initially transmitted by the voter through the electronic voter registration transmittal system.

* NB Effective whichever is earlier: April 12, 2021 OR 5 days after the date of certification by the state board of elections that the information technology infrastructure to substantially implement these provisions is functional


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