senate Bill S4481A

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

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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
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  • 06 / Apr / 2011
    • REFERRED TO ELECTIONS
  • 11 / Apr / 2011
    • AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO ELECTIONS
  • 11 / Apr / 2011
    • PRINT NUMBER 4481A
  • 02 / May / 2011
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.400
  • 03 / May / 2011
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 04 / May / 2011
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 07 / Jun / 2011
    • SUBSTITUTED BY A6973A

Summary

Relates to election inspectors and poll clerks.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6973A
Versions:
S4481
S4481A
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-400, El L; amd §2036, Ed L

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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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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

    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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10684-02-1

S. 4481--A                          2                         A. 6973--A

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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