|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to elections|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to elections|
senate Bill S40
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S40 - Details
S40 - Summary
Relates to requiring the state board of elections to utilize computer programs for certain online filings which are compatible with widely used programs.
S40 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S40 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to requiring widely compatible software electronic filing of campaign receipts and expenditures PURPOSE: This bill would require that the state Board of Elections modify its computer software to allow for the importation of data from any commonly used database programs. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends paragraph (a) of subdivision 9-A of §3-102 of the Election Law to require that the state Board of Elections modify its computer software to allow for the importation of data from any commonly used database programs. JUSTIFICATION: The Board of Elections' current software is antiquated in terms of the capabilities of the products and programs that are available today. The inability of their current program to let filers whether candidates or treasurers - conveniently import data into the
S40 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 40 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SQUADRON -- 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 requiring widely compatible software electronic filing of campaign receipts and expend- itures THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 9-A of section 3-102 of the election law, as amended by chapter 406 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows: (a) develop an electronic reporting system to process the statements of campaign receipts, contributions, transfers and expenditures required to be filed with any board of elections pursuant to the provisions of sections 14-102 and 14-104 of this chapter WHICH IS COMPATIBLE WITH WIDELY USED COMPUTER PROGRAMS WHICH PROCESS AND STORE INFORMATION SIMI- LAR TO THAT WHICH IS REQUIRED BY SUCH SECTIONS; S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00093-01-1
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