Bill S4481A-2011

Renumbers subdivision 7 of section 3-400 of the election law

Relates to election inspectors and poll clerks.

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  • Jun 7, 2011: SUBSTITUTED BY A6973A
  • May 4, 2011: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • May 3, 2011: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • May 2, 2011: 1ST REPORT CAL.400
  • Apr 11, 2011: PRINT NUMBER 4481A
  • Apr 11, 2011: AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO ELECTIONS
  • Apr 6, 2011: REFERRED TO ELECTIONS

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VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Elections - May 2, 2011
Ayes (8): O'Mara, Ball, Gallivan, Nozzolio, Ranzenhofer, Addabbo, Dilan, Carlucci

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S4481A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law and the education law, in relation to election inspectors and poll clerks

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Renumbers subdivision 7 of section 3-400 (7). Makes conforming amendments to two other sections of law: Election Law §3-400(6) and Education Law §2036.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. Subdivision 6 of section3-400 of the election law, as added by chapter 76 of the laws of 2010, is amended to refer to the newly renumbered §3-400(8) (section two of this bill). This section currently refers to §3-400(7).

Section 2. Subdivision 7 of section 3-400 of the election law, as added by chapter 76 of the laws of 2010, is renumbered subdivision 8.

Section 3. Section 2036 of the education law, as added by chapter 76 of the laws of 201O, is amended to refer to election law §3-400(8). This section currently refers to §3-400(7).

JUSTIFICATION: Both chapters 5 and 76 of the laws of 2010 added a subdivision 7 to election law section 3-400. This bill renumbers the later subdivision 7 (ch. 76/2010) as subdivision 8.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.


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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ S. 4481--A A. 6973--A 2011-2012 Regular Sessions S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y April 6, 2011 ___________
IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. O'MARA -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. MILLMAN -- read once and referred to the Committee on Election Law -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit- tee AN ACT to amend the election law and the education law, in relation to election inspectors and poll clerks THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 6 of section 3-400 of the election law, as amended by chapter 76 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows: 6. No person shall be certified or act as an election inspector or poll clerk who is not a registered voter (unless such person is duly qualified under subdivision [seven] EIGHT of this section) and a resi- dent of the county in which he or she serves, or within the city of New York, of such city, who holds any elective public office, or who is a candidate for any public office to be voted for by the voters of the district in which he or she is to serve, or the spouse, parent, or child of such a candidate, or who is not able to speak and read the English language and write it legibly. S 2. Subdivision 7 of section 3-400 of the election law, as added by chapter 76 of the laws of 2010, is renumbered subdivision 8. S 3. Section 2036 of the education law, as amended by chapter 76 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows: S 2036. Effect of failure to appoint or elect qualified voters as district meeting or election officials. The proceedings of no annual or
special school district meeting or election shall be held illegal for failure to appoint or elect a qualified voter (or a person satisfying the requirements of subdivision [seven] EIGHT of section 3-400 of the election law) as an official at such district meeting or election, unless it shall appear that the acts of such official or officials were improper or that the action of such meeting or election was prejudiced thereby. S 4. This act shall take effect immediately.

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