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
March 21, 2013
Introduced by Sen. BOYLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections -- committee
discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
to said committee
AN ACT requiring a joint report by the state board of elections and
state education department concerning the safety of students and staff
at schools used as polling places for elections
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The state board of elections and the state education
department shall jointly examine, evaluate and make recommendations
concerning the safety of students and staff at schools used as polling
places for elections.
S 2. The state board of elections and/or the state education depart-
ment may request and shall receive from any subdivision, department,
board, bureau, commission, office, agency or other instrumentality of
the state or of any political subdivision thereof such assistance and
data as it deems necessary or desirable to effectuate the purposes set
forth in this act.
S 3. Within six months of the effective date of this act, the state
board of elections and the state education department shall submit a
joint report of their findings, conclusions and recommendations to the
governor and the legislature, and shall submit with such report such
regulatory and legislative proposals as they deem necessary to implement
S 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.