senate Bill S5055A

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the types of voting machines used in certain elections

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A7469 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 20, 2011 signed chap.170
Jul 08, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 07, 2011 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.780
substituted for s5055a
Jun 07, 2011 substituted by a7469
Jun 01, 2011 amended on third reading 5055a
May 24, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 23, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 18, 2011 1st report cal.780
May 03, 2011 referred to local government

Co-Sponsors

S5055 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7469
Law Section:
Town Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§212, 176, 213-b & 175-b, Town L

S5055 - Summary

Relates to the types of voting machines used in certain town elections.

S5055 - Sponsor Memo

S5055 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5055

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MARTINS, JOHNSON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the town  law,  in  relation  to  the  types  of  voting
  machines  used  in  certain elections; and providing for the repeal of
  certain provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Section 212 of the town law, as amended by chapter 421 of
the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
  S 212. Annual election and notice thereof. The district  commissioners
of  such  improvement  district  shall  publish  at  the  expense of the
district the notice of each election of improvement district commission-
ers held pursuant to this article. Such notice  shall  be  published  at
least  once  in one or more newspapers having general circulation in the
district and the first publication thereof shall be at least twenty days
before the day of such election. The notice  of  annual  election  shall
specify  the time when and the place or places where such election shall
be held and the hours during which  the  polls  will  be  open  for  the
receipt  of ballots. Notice of such election shall also be posted on the
websites of the district and the town in which the district is  located,
if  such  websites  are  maintained,  on  the signboard of the town, and
conspicuously posted in three or more designated public locations within
the district, on or about the day on which  such  notice  is  published.
Such  election  shall  be  held at a suitable place or places within the
district designated by the district commissioners and  the  polls  shall
remain  open  from  six o'clock in the evening until nine o'clock in the
evening and such additional  consecutive  hours  prior  thereto  as  the
district  commissioners  may determine and specify in the notice of such
election.  The board of commissioners of such district  shall  designate
for each district election not less than two nor more than four resident
taxpayers  to  act  as  election  inspectors  and ballot clerks for each

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10730-03-1

Co-Sponsors

S5055A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7469
Law Section:
Town Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§212, 176, 213-b & 175-b, Town L

S5055A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the types of voting machines used in certain town elections.

S5055A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5055A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5055--A
    Cal. No. 780

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MARTINS, JOHNSON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local  Government
  -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second
  report,  ordered  to  a  third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the town  law,  in  relation  to  the  types  of  voting
  machines  used  in  certain elections; and providing for the repeal of
  certain provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Section 212 of the town law, as amended by chapter 421 of
the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
  S 212. Annual election and notice thereof. The district  commissioners
of  such  improvement  district  shall  publish  at  the  expense of the
district the notice of each election of improvement district commission-
ers held pursuant to this article. Such notice  shall  be  published  at
least  once  in one or more newspapers having general circulation in the
district and the first publication thereof shall be at least twenty days
before the day of such election. The notice  of  annual  election  shall
specify  the time when and the place or places where such election shall
be held and the hours during which  the  polls  will  be  open  for  the
receipt  of ballots. Notice of such election shall also be posted on the
websites of the district and the town in which the district is  located,
if  such  websites  are  maintained,  on  the signboard of the town, and
conspicuously posted in three or more designated public locations within
the district, on or about the day on which  such  notice  is  published.
Such  election  shall  be  held at a suitable place or places within the
district designated by the district commissioners and  the  polls  shall
remain  open  from  six o'clock in the evening until nine o'clock in the
evening and such additional  consecutive  hours  prior  thereto  as  the
district  commissioners  may determine and specify in the notice of such

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

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