senate Bill S1322

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits election commissioners and deputy commissioners from holding a publicly elected office

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to elections
Jan 06, 2011 referred to elections

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S1322 - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-200, El L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1434A

S1322 - Summary

Prohibits election commissioners and deputy commissioners from holding a publicly elected office or from being the respective chair of the county democratic or republican committees.

S1322 - Sponsor Memo

S1322 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1322

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. DILAN, DIAZ, PARKER -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections

AN  ACT  to  amend the election law, in relation to prohibiting election
  commissioners  and  deputy  elections  commissioners  from  holding  a
  publicly elected office

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 3-200  of  the  election  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  195  of  the  laws  of 2003, is amended to read as
follows:
  4. No person [shall be] appointed as election commissioner  or  DEPUTY
ELECTION  COMMISSIONER SHALL continue to hold office who is not a regis-
tered voter in the county and not an enrolled member of the party recom-
mending his OR HER appointment, OR WHO IS THE CHAIR  OF  THE  RESPECTIVE
DEMOCRATIC  OR REPUBLICAN PARTY OR COMMITTEE IN SUCH COUNTY or who holds
any other public office, except that of commissioner  of  deeds,  notary
public,  [village  officer, city or town justice,] member of a community
board within the city of New York or trustee  or  officer  of  a  school
district outside of a city.
  S  2. Subdivision 6 of section 3-200 of the election law is amended to
read as follows:
  6. An election commissioner OR DEPUTY ELECTION COMMISSIONER shall  not
be  a  candidate  for  any  elective office which he OR SHE would not be
entitled to hold under the provisions of this article, unless he OR  SHE
has  ceased  by  resignation  or otherwise, to be commissioner OR DEPUTY
COMMISSIONER prior to his OR HER  nomination  or  designation  therefor.
Otherwise such nomination or designation shall be null and void.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02920-01-1

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