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File #: Int 1464-2017    Version: * Name: Dept of probation informing persons of their voting rights.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations
On agenda: 2/1/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the department of probation informing persons of their voting rights
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Rory I. Lancman, Mark Levine, Donovan J. Richards, Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Inez D. Barron
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: This bill would require that information on voting rights be distributed to persons sentenced to probation.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1464, 2. Int. No. 1464 - 2/1/17, 3. February 1, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files
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12/31/2017*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/1/2017*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/1/2017*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1464

By Council Members Salamanca, Lancman, Levine, Richards, Cornegy and Barron

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the department of probation informing persons of their voting rights

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     Section 1. Section 1057-a of the New York city charter is amended to add a new subdivision 9, to read as follows:

9. The department of probation shall, in addition to the other requirements of this section for participating agencies, distribute during the intake process, to any person sentenced to probation, a written notice on the voting rights of persons sentenced to probation in the state of New York. Such written notice shall be developed in consultation with the voter assistance advisory committee.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after becoming law.

 

BJR

LS 9061

1/9/17  4:25PM