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Meeting Name: Committee on Governmental Operations Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/4/2016 12:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: 250 Broadway - Committee Rm, 16th Fl.
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Attachments: Attachments - Int. No. 62-A, Attachments - Int. No. 463-A, Attachments - Int. No. 659-A, Attachments - Res. No. 553-A, Attachments - Res. No. 848, Attachments - Res. No. 1060, Attachments - Res. No. 1061
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Int 0062-2014 *Daniel R. Garodnick Proposed Int. No. 62-ARequiring notice on former poll sites.IntroductionThis bill would require the NYC Board of Elections to post a notice on each building that was used as a poll site in any of the four calendar years prior to an election day if such poll site covered one or more election districts in which an election is being held on such election day. Posted notices would include (1) notification that the building is not being used as a poll site, (2) the addresses of the poll sites being used for such election, (3) information about the website containing the poll site locator, and (4) contact information for the BOE.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0062-2014 *Daniel R. Garodnick  Requiring notice on former poll sites.IntroductionThis bill would require the NYC Board of Elections to post a notice on each building that was used as a poll site in any of the four calendar years prior to an election day if such poll site covered one or more election districts in which an election is being held on such election day. Posted notices would include (1) notification that the building is not being used as a poll site, (2) the addresses of the poll sites being used for such election, (3) information about the website containing the poll site locator, and (4) contact information for the BOE.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0062-2014 *Daniel R. Garodnick  Requiring notice on former poll sites.IntroductionThis bill would require the NYC Board of Elections to post a notice on each building that was used as a poll site in any of the four calendar years prior to an election day if such poll site covered one or more election districts in which an election is being held on such election day. Posted notices would include (1) notification that the building is not being used as a poll site, (2) the addresses of the poll sites being used for such election, (3) information about the website containing the poll site locator, and (4) contact information for the BOE.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0062-2014 ADaniel R. Garodnick  Requiring notice on former poll sites.IntroductionThis bill would require the NYC Board of Elections to post a notice on each building that was used as a poll site in any of the four calendar years prior to an election day if such poll site covered one or more election districts in which an election is being held on such election day. Posted notices would include (1) notification that the building is not being used as a poll site, (2) the addresses of the poll sites being used for such election, (3) information about the website containing the poll site locator, and (4) contact information for the BOE.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0463-2014 *James Vacca Proposed Int. No. 463-AProviding e-mail and text message notifications to NYC voters.IntroductionThis bill would require the NYC Board of Elections to send email and text message notifications regarding local, state and federal elections to registered NYC voters who provide their email address or mobile phone number to the BOE, including information regarding (1) the dates and hours of elections, (2) poll site locations, (3) absentee voting requirements and deadlines, (4) links to sample ballots (by email only), and (5) links to the BOE’s website. The bill would also require BOE to provide opportunities for NYC voters to provide their email address or phone number for this purpose, as well as provide the option for such voters to unsubscribe from the service.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0463-2014 *James Vacca  Providing e-mail and text message notifications to NYC voters.IntroductionThis bill would require the NYC Board of Elections to send email and text message notifications regarding local, state and federal elections to registered NYC voters who provide their email address or mobile phone number to the BOE, including information regarding (1) the dates and hours of elections, (2) poll site locations, (3) absentee voting requirements and deadlines, (4) links to sample ballots (by email only), and (5) links to the BOE’s website. The bill would also require BOE to provide opportunities for NYC voters to provide their email address or phone number for this purpose, as well as provide the option for such voters to unsubscribe from the service.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0463-2014 *James Vacca  Providing e-mail and text message notifications to NYC voters.IntroductionThis bill would require the NYC Board of Elections to send email and text message notifications regarding local, state and federal elections to registered NYC voters who provide their email address or mobile phone number to the BOE, including information regarding (1) the dates and hours of elections, (2) poll site locations, (3) absentee voting requirements and deadlines, (4) links to sample ballots (by email only), and (5) links to the BOE’s website. The bill would also require BOE to provide opportunities for NYC voters to provide their email address or phone number for this purpose, as well as provide the option for such voters to unsubscribe from the service.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0463-2014 AJames Vacca  Providing e-mail and text message notifications to NYC voters.IntroductionThis bill would require the NYC Board of Elections to send email and text message notifications regarding local, state and federal elections to registered NYC voters who provide their email address or mobile phone number to the BOE, including information regarding (1) the dates and hours of elections, (2) poll site locations, (3) absentee voting requirements and deadlines, (4) links to sample ballots (by email only), and (5) links to the BOE’s website. The bill would also require BOE to provide opportunities for NYC voters to provide their email address or phone number for this purpose, as well as provide the option for such voters to unsubscribe from the service.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 0659-2015 *Ben Kallos Proposed Int. No. 659-ACeating an online voter information portal allowing absentee voters to track the status of their absentee application and ballot.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Board of Elections to provide a secure website and mobile application that would allow users to (1) track the status of their absentee application and ballot; (2) view their registration status; (3) view the party for which they are a registered member; (4) view the federal, state, and local election districts in which they reside; (5) know whether they are required to bring any form of identification to vote; (6) view which elections held over the previous four calendar years for which they were registered to vote and whether they voted; (7) view the address at which they were previously registered to vote; (8) provide the option to receive alerts, including when there is a change in their registration status; (9) providing access to existing resources including (a) registering to vote, (b) updating registration information, (c) viewing sample ballots, (d) polling place locations, (e) voting hours, (f) signing up as a poll workers, and (g) viewing the voter guide.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0659-2015 *Ben Kallos  Ceating an online voter information portal allowing absentee voters to track the status of their absentee application and ballot.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Board of Elections to provide a secure website and mobile application that would allow users to (1) track the status of their absentee application and ballot; (2) view their registration status; (3) view the party for which they are a registered member; (4) view the federal, state, and local election districts in which they reside; (5) know whether they are required to bring any form of identification to vote; (6) view which elections held over the previous four calendar years for which they were registered to vote and whether they voted; (7) view the address at which they were previously registered to vote; (8) provide the option to receive alerts, including when there is a change in their registration status; (9) providing access to existing resources including (a) registering to vote, (b) updating registration information, (c) viewing sample ballots, (d) polling place locations, (e) voting hours, (f) signing up as a poll workers, and (g) viewing the voter guide.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0659-2015 *Ben Kallos  Ceating an online voter information portal allowing absentee voters to track the status of their absentee application and ballot.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Board of Elections to provide a secure website and mobile application that would allow users to (1) track the status of their absentee application and ballot; (2) view their registration status; (3) view the party for which they are a registered member; (4) view the federal, state, and local election districts in which they reside; (5) know whether they are required to bring any form of identification to vote; (6) view which elections held over the previous four calendar years for which they were registered to vote and whether they voted; (7) view the address at which they were previously registered to vote; (8) provide the option to receive alerts, including when there is a change in their registration status; (9) providing access to existing resources including (a) registering to vote, (b) updating registration information, (c) viewing sample ballots, (d) polling place locations, (e) voting hours, (f) signing up as a poll workers, and (g) viewing the voter guide.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0659-2015 ABen Kallos  Ceating an online voter information portal allowing absentee voters to track the status of their absentee application and ballot.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Board of Elections to provide a secure website and mobile application that would allow users to (1) track the status of their absentee application and ballot; (2) view their registration status; (3) view the party for which they are a registered member; (4) view the federal, state, and local election districts in which they reside; (5) know whether they are required to bring any form of identification to vote; (6) view which elections held over the previous four calendar years for which they were registered to vote and whether they voted; (7) view the address at which they were previously registered to vote; (8) provide the option to receive alerts, including when there is a change in their registration status; (9) providing access to existing resources including (a) registering to vote, (b) updating registration information, (c) viewing sample ballots, (d) polling place locations, (e) voting hours, (f) signing up as a poll workers, and (g) viewing the voter guide.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Res 0553-2015 *Fernando Cabrera  Proposed Res. No. 553-AAllow early voting in New York State (A.8582-A and S.3813-B)Resolution Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 0553-2015 *Fernando Cabrera   Allow early voting in New York State (A.8582-A and S.3813-B)Resolution Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Res 0553-2015 *Fernando Cabrera   Allow early voting in New York State (A.8582-A and S.3813-B)Resolution Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 0553-2015 AFernando Cabrera   Allow early voting in New York State (A.8582-A and S.3813-B)Resolution Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Res 0848-2015 *Ben Kallos  Amending the Election Law to establish same-day and online voter registration.Resolution Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 0848-2015 *Ben Kallos  Amending the Election Law to establish same-day and online voter registration.Resolution Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Res 1061-2016 *Ben Kallos PreconsideredApprove and ratify the resulting constitutional amendment, to establish no-excuse absentee voting. (A.2644)Resolution Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Not available
Res 1061-2016 *Ben Kallos  Approve and ratify the resulting constitutional amendment, to establish no-excuse absentee voting. (A.2644)Resolution P-C Item Approved by CommPass Action details Not available
Res 1060-2016 *Ben Kallos PreconsideredVoter Empowerment Act of New York (A.5972 and S.2538-B)Resolution Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Not available
Res 1060-2016 *Ben Kallos  Voter Empowerment Act of New York (A.5972 and S.2538-B)Resolution P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Not available