Assembly Bill A8340

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the retention of poll books

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

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2013-A8340 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-220, El L

2013-A8340 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the preservation of ballots and records of voting machines; provides that lists of registered voters shall be maintained for two years.

2013-A8340 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            December 18, 2013

Introduced by M. of A. BUCHWALD -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Election Law

AN  ACT  to amend the election law, in relation to the retention of poll


  Section  1.  Subdivision  6  of  section 3-220 of the election law, as
amended by chapter 163 of the laws  of  1994,  is  amended  to  read  as
  6. All petitions, certificates, objections or papers filed or deposit-
ed with a board or officer before an election or primary and relating to
designations  or  nominations,  and  all  registers,  books, statements,
returns or papers so filed or deposited after registration,  enrollment,
election or primary at which they were used or to which they relate, not
including,  however,  the voted, unused, protested, void or wholly blank
ballots, shall be preserved by such board or officer for  at  least  two
years  after  the  receipt  thereof  and  until the determination of any
action or proceeding touching the same or in which they are  ordered  to
be  preserved  pending the action or proceeding and at the expiration of
such time they may be either destroyed  or  sold.  Lists  of  registered
voters  with  computer  generated  facsimile  signatures used in lieu of
registration poll records at any election shall be preserved  until  the
end  of  the  [fourth]  SECOND  calendar  year  after  the  year of such
election. In all jurisdictions, the original statements of results  made
by the state board of canvassers or a county or city board of canvassers
and any original record specifying the name of a person declared to have
been elected to a public office shall not be destroyed or sold but shall
be  preserved,  as  part  of the records of such board or officer, until
otherwise provided by law.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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



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