senate Bill S7709A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to election canvass procedures; repealer

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2012 print number 7709a
amend and recommit to rules
Jun 14, 2012 referred to rules

Bill Amendments

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S7709 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10175B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §9-128, amd El L, generally
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A10175B

S7709 - Summary

Relates to election canvass procedures; removes certain provisions relating to return of canvass.

S7709 - Sponsor Memo

S7709 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7709

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 14, 2012
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to canvass procedures; and
  to repeal section 9-128 of the election law relating thereto

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

  Section  1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "election
night poll site procedures act of 2012".
  S 2. Section 9-100 of the election law, as amended by chapter  234  of
the laws of 1976, is amended to read as follows:
  S  9-100.  Canvass; required. At the close of the polls the inspectors
of election shall, in the order set  forth  herein,  [lock  the  machine
against  voting] CLOSE POLLS, account for the paper ballots, canvass the
machine, cast and canvass all the ballots,  canvass  and  ascertain  the
total  vote  and  they  shall  not  adjourn  until  the canvass be fully
completed.
  S 3. Section 9-102 of the election law, subdivisions 1, 2,  and  3  as
amended  by  section  3 and paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 as amended by
section 4 of chapter 163 of the laws of 2010, subdivisions 4  and  6  as
amended by chapter 9 of the laws of 1978, is amended to read as follows:
  S  9-102.  Canvass; general provisions for. 1. [As] EXCEPT IN THE CITY
OF NEW YORK, AS soon as the  polls  of  the  election  are  closed,  the
inspectors  of  election  thereat  shall, in the order set forth herein;
[a.)] (A) place an inspector at the ballot scanner  to  prevent  further
voting;  [b.)] (B) reconcile the paper ballots pursuant to section 9-106
of this title; [c.)] (C) remove surplus ballots,  if  any,  pursuant  to
section 9-108 of this title; [d.)] (D) scan the ballots contained in the
emergency  box  or  other  secure  storage container pursuant to section
9-110 of this title; [e.)] (E) hand count and secure ballots that cannot
be scanned pursuant to section 9-110 of this title; [f.)] (F) close  the
poll, print the tabulated [result] RESULTS tape, announce the result and
sign  the  return  of  canvass  pursuant to subdivisions 2 and 3 of this
section; [g.)] (G) close, lock and seal the machine; and [h.)] (H)  sign
the close of poll certificate, as provided by the board of elections.

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

S7709A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10175B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §9-128, amd El L, generally
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A10175B

S7709A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to election canvass procedures; removes certain provisions relating to return of canvass.

S7709A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7709A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7709--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 14, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Rules  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to canvass procedures; and
  to repeal section 9-128 of the election law relating thereto

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as  the  "election
night poll site procedures act of 2012".
  S  2.  Section 9-100 of the election law, as amended by chapter 234 of
the laws of 1976, is amended to read as follows:
  S 9-100. Canvass; required. At the close of the polls  the  inspectors
of  election  shall,  in  the  order set forth herein, [lock the machine
against voting] CLOSE POLLS, account for the paper ballots, canvass  the
machine,  cast  and  canvass  all the ballots, canvass and ascertain the
total vote and they  shall  not  adjourn  until  the  canvass  be  fully
completed.
  S  3.  Section  9-102 of the election law, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3 as
amended by section 3 and paragraph (a) of subdivision 2  as  amended  by
section  4  of  chapter 163 of the laws of 2010, subdivisions 4 and 6 as
amended by chapter 9 of the laws of 1978, is amended to read as follows:
  S 9-102. Canvass; general provisions for. 1. [As] EXCEPT IN  THE  CITY
OF  NEW  YORK,  AS  soon  as  the  polls of the election are closed, the
inspectors of election thereat shall, in the  order  set  forth  herein;
[a.)]  (A)  place  an inspector at the ballot scanner to prevent further
voting; [b.)] (B) reconcile the paper ballots pursuant to section  9-106
of  this  title;  [c.)]  (C) remove surplus ballots, if any, pursuant to
section 9-108 of this title; [d.)] (D) scan the ballots contained in the
emergency box or other secure  storage  container  pursuant  to  section
9-110 of this title; [e.)] (E) hand count and secure ballots that cannot
be  scanned pursuant to section 9-110 of this title; [f.)] (F) close the
poll, print the tabulated [result] RESULTS tape, announce the result and
sign the return of canvass pursuant to subdivisions  2  and  3  of  this

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

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