S 5073 - Establishes a School Voter Registration Access Program - New York Key Vote

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Title: Establishes a School Voter Registration Access Program

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes a school voter registration program.

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  • Requires each school district, board of cooperative educational services, charter school, and non-public school to adopt a policy to promote student voter registration and pre-registration (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that the policy will require all schools operated by such school districts, boards of cooperative educational services, charter schools, and non-public schools serving any or all of grades 10, 11, and 12 to make available access to voter registration and pre-registration applications during the school year for the purposes of educating students about the voting enrollment process and providing eligible students with the opportunity to register or pre-register to vote as applicable (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the policy to include procedures for acquiring and transmitting voter registration and pre-registration applications to and from the local board of elections and dissemination among their appropriate schools, methods of regular communication with eligible students on the availability of such applications and their right to register or pre-register to vote and may include collaboration with local boards of elections and outside organizations to assist in making available voter registration and pre-registration applications in any school serving any or all of grades 10, 11, and 12 (Sec. 1).

Title: Establishes a School Voter Registration Access Program

Title: Establishes a School Voter Registration Access Program

Title: Establishes a School Voter Registration Access Program

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