senate Bill S1403

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to lever voting machines

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    • Passed Assembly
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Jan 14, 2013 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 09, 2013 referred to elections

S1403 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1230
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง15-114, El L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A8088

S1403 - Summary

Relates to lever voting machines.

S1403 - Sponsor Memo

S1403 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1403

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- 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 lever voting machines

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section 15-114 of the election law is
renumbered subdivision 3 and a new subdivision 2 is  added  to  read  as
follows:
  2.  LEVER  VOTING  MACHINES  SHALL  REMAIN LOCKED AGAINST VOTING FOR A
PERIOD OF THIRTY DAYS OR UNTIL FIFTEEN DAYS BEFORE THE NEXT ELECTION, IF
SUCH MACHINES ARE NEEDED FOR USE AT SUCH NEXT ELECTION. PROVIDED HOWEVER
THAT A MACHINE MAY BE UNLOCKED IF A DISCREPANCY DISCOVERED IN THE RECAN-
VASS OF VOTING MACHINES REQUIRED BY THIS CHAPTER MAKES IT  NECESSARY  TO
EXAMINE  THE  MACHINE  TO DETERMINE IF IT HAS MALFUNCTIONED AND PROVIDED
FURTHER THAT A MACHINE MAY BE OPENED AND ALL THE DATA AND FIGURES THERE-
IN EXAMINED UPON THE ORDER OF ANY COURT OR JUDGE OF COMPETENT  JURISDIC-
TION.
  S  2.  This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, that
the amendments to section 15-114 of the election law made by section one
of this act shall not affect the expiration of such section and shall be
deemed to expire therewith.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03584-02-3

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