senate Bill S3373B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that attorneys licensed to practice in the state may serve as a poll watcher in any city or county in the state

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 23, 2014 print number 3373b
amend and recommit to elections
May 06, 2014 print number 3373a
amend and recommit to elections
Jan 08, 2014 referred to elections
Feb 01, 2013 referred to elections

Bill Amendments

Original
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B (Active)
Original
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B (Active)

Co-Sponsors

S3373 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6776B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8-500, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2348
2009-2010: S2866A

S3373 - Summary

Provides that attorneys licensed to practice in the state may serve as a poll watcher in any city or county in the state.

S3373 - Sponsor Memo

S3373 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3373

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- 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 watchers

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  4  of  section 8-500 of the election law, as
amended by chapter 9 of the laws of 1978, is amended to read as follows:
  4. Each watcher must be a qualified voter of the  city  or  county  in
which  he  OR  SHE  is  to serve, OR AN ATTORNEY WHO IS A NEW YORK STATE
RESIDENT AND IS LICENSED TO PRACTICE LAW THEREIN.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08293-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S3373A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6776B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8-500, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2348
2009-2010: S2866A

S3373A - Summary

Provides that attorneys licensed to practice in the state may serve as a poll watcher in any city or county in the state.

S3373A - Sponsor Memo

S3373A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3373--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. ADDABBO, PARKER, SAMPSON -- read twice and ordered
  printed, 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 watchers

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 8-500  of  the  election  law,  as
amended by chapter 9 of the laws of 1978, is amended to read as follows:
  4.  Each  watcher  must  be a qualified voter of the city or county in
which he OR SHE is to serve, AN ATTORNEY WHO IS A NEW YORK  STATE  RESI-
DENT AND IS LICENSED TO PRACTICE LAW THEREIN, OR A LAW STUDENT ATTENDING
A  LAW  SCHOOL  IN  NEW  YORK STATE AND SUCH SCHOOL IS ACCREDITED BY THE
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08293-03-4

Co-Sponsors

S3373B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6776B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8-500, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2348
2009-2010: S2866A

S3373B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that attorneys licensed to practice in the state may serve as a poll watcher in any city or county in the state.

S3373B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3373B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3373--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. ADDABBO, PARKER, SAMPSON -- read twice and ordered
  printed, 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 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to watchers

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 8-500  of  the  election  law,  as
amended by chapter 9 of the laws of 1978, is amended to read as follows:
  4.  Each  watcher  must  be a qualified voter of the city or county in
which he OR SHE is to serve, OR AN ATTORNEY WHO  IS  A  NEW  YORK  STATE
RESIDENT AND IS LICENSED TO PRACTICE LAW THEREIN.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08293-05-4

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