senate Bill S237A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for a state board of elections enforcement unit and counsel

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 28, 2014 print number 237a
amend and recommit to elections
Jan 08, 2014 referred to elections
Jan 09, 2013 referred to elections

Co-Sponsors

S237 - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3-100, 3-102 & 3-104, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S876A
2009-2010: S7506, S7538

S237 - Summary

Provides for a state board of elections enforcement unit and counsel.

S237 - Sponsor Memo

S237 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   237

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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 providing for  a  state
  board of elections enforcement unit and counsel

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 3-100  of  the  election  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  220  of  the  laws  of 2005, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. The commissioners of the state board of  elections  shall  have  no
other public employment. The commissioners shall receive an annual sala-
ry  of  twenty-five  thousand dollars, within the amounts made available
therefor by appropriation. The board shall, for the purposes of sections
seventy-three and seventy-four of the public officers law, be  a  "state
agency",  and  such commissioners shall be "officers" of the state board
of elections for the purposes of such sections. Within the amounts  made
available  by appropriation therefor, the state board of elections shall
appoint two co-executive directors, [counsel] AN ENFORCEMENT COUNSEL,  A
DEPUTY  ENFORCEMENT  COUNSEL, WHO SHALL BE A MEMBER OF A DIFFERENT MAJOR
POLITICAL PARTY THAN THE ENFORCEMENT COUNSEL, A SPECIAL COUNSEL, A DEPU-
TY SPECIAL COUNSEL, WHO SHALL BE A MEMBER OF A DIFFERENT MAJOR POLITICAL
PARTY THAN THE SPECIAL COUNSEL, A DIRECTOR  OF  ELECTION  OPERATIONS,  A
DEPUTY  DIRECTOR  OF  ELECTION  OPERATIONS,  WHO  SHALL BE A MEMBER OF A
DIFFERENT MAJOR POLITICAL PARTY THAN  THE  DIRECTOR  OF  ELECTION  OPER-
ATIONS,  A  DIRECTOR  OF PUBLIC INFORMATION, A DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC
INFORMATION, WHO SHALL BE A MEMBER OF A DIFFERENT MAJOR POLITICAL  PARTY
THAN  THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC INFORMATION and such other staff members as
are necessary in the exercise  of  its  functions,  and  may  fix  their
compensation.  [Anytime  after  the effective date of the chapter of the
laws of two thousand five  which  amended  this  subdivision,  the]  THE

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

Co-Sponsors

S237A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3-100, 3-102 & 3-104, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S876A
2009-2010: S7506, S7538

S237A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for a state board of elections enforcement unit and counsel.

S237A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S237A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 237--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. SQUADRON, ESPAILLAT -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed,  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections --
  recommitted to the Committee on Elections in  accordance  with  Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to providing for  a  state
  board of elections enforcement unit and counsel

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 3-100  of  the  election  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  220  of  the  laws  of 2005, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. The commissioners of the state board of  elections  shall  have  no
other public employment. The commissioners shall receive an annual sala-
ry  of  twenty-five  thousand dollars, within the amounts made available
therefor by appropriation. The board shall, for the purposes of sections
seventy-three and seventy-four of the public officers law, be  a  "state
agency",  and  such commissioners shall be "officers" of the state board
of elections for the purposes of such sections. Within the amounts  made
available  by appropriation therefor, the state board of elections shall
appoint two co-executive directors, [counsel] AN ENFORCEMENT COUNSEL,  A
DEPUTY  ENFORCEMENT  COUNSEL, WHO SHALL BE A MEMBER OF A DIFFERENT MAJOR
POLITICAL PARTY THAN THE ENFORCEMENT COUNSEL, A SPECIAL COUNSEL, A DEPU-
TY SPECIAL COUNSEL, WHO SHALL BE A MEMBER OF A DIFFERENT MAJOR POLITICAL
PARTY THAN THE SPECIAL COUNSEL, A DIRECTOR  OF  ELECTION  OPERATIONS,  A
DEPUTY  DIRECTOR  OF  ELECTION  OPERATIONS,  WHO  SHALL BE A MEMBER OF A
DIFFERENT MAJOR POLITICAL PARTY THAN  THE  DIRECTOR  OF  ELECTION  OPER-
ATIONS,  A  DIRECTOR  OF PUBLIC INFORMATION, A DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC
INFORMATION, WHO SHALL BE A MEMBER OF A DIFFERENT MAJOR POLITICAL  PARTY
THAN  THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC INFORMATION and such other staff members as

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

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