9 CRR-NY 6217.1NY-CRR

STATE COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 9. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT
SUBTITLE V. STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS
PART 6217. NEW YORK STATE DATABASE REGULATIONS
9 CRR-NY 6217.1
9 CRR-NY 6217.1
6217.1 Purpose.
(a) Pursuant to New York Election Law, section 5-614, the State Board of Elections (State Board) hereby adopts the following regulations in relation to the operation of the statewide voter registration list to be known as NYSVoter.
(b) NYSVoter shall serve as the single, interactive, statewide voter registration list for storing and managing the official list of registered voters throughout the State. It shall be maintained and administered by the State Board. NYSVoter shall maintain one record for each registered voter including the statewide unique identifier, current voting eligibility status of the voter and voter history, including but not limited to, voting history, previous name(s) and addresses. A voter's driver's license or non-driver's identification number or any portion of the social security number shall not be released for public inspection. The information contained in the statewide voter registration list shall not be used for non-election purposes.
(c) The County Boards of Elections (county board) have sole responsibility for adding, changing, canceling or removing voter registration records from their county's portion of the statewide voter registration list. The State Board shall make accessible to each local Board of Elections the statewide voter registration list. Such list shall be maintained in a computerized form which permits different user interfaces which meet the defined interface specification.
(d) NYSVoter shall maintain a transaction history of changes made to each voter record, including but not limited to: each change made and reasons therefore; the date and time stamp to record the date of change; the ID of the county board operator and system that updated the record; and a description of the key elements that were changed.
(e) NYSVoter shall operate on a 24-hour-a-day, seven days a week basis (e.g., the system must be accessible during election periods) except for any required maintenance periods, that shall be scheduled to minimize impact on the State Board and county boards' election administration and voter registration functions. In the event that a transaction is not processed the county board shall be notified with the reason.
(f) Effective date.
Effective immediately except that subdivision (d) of this section shall become effective on July 1, 2007.
9 CRR-NY 6217.1
Current through July 31, 2021
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