S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
February 1, 2013
Introduced by Sens. ADDABBO, PARKER, SAMPSON -- read twice and ordered
printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
Elections -- recommitted to the Committee on Elections in accordance
with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee --
committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
recommitted to said committee
AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to watchers
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 8-500 of the election law, as
amended by chapter 9 of the laws of 1978, is amended to read as follows:
4. Each watcher must be a qualified voter of the city or county in
which he OR SHE is to serve, OR AN ATTORNEY WHO IS A NEW YORK STATE
RESIDENT AND IS LICENSED TO PRACTICE LAW THEREIN.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.