senate Bill S2348

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides that attorneys licensed to practice in the state may serve as a poll watcher in any city or county in the state

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to elections
Jan 19, 2011 referred to elections

S2348 - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง8-500, El L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2866A

S2348 - Summary

Provides that attorneys licensed to practice in the state may serve as a poll watcher in any city or county in the state.

S2348 - Sponsor Memo

S2348 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2348

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 19, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections

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.
                                                           LBD07321-01-1

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