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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to elections|
|Feb 01, 2013||referred to elections|
senate Bill S3380
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S3380 - Details
S3380 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3380 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to hours for voting PURPOSE: On the occasion that a special election be held on the same date as a primary election, all poll locations within the political subdivision of the special election shall be open from six o'clock in the morning until nine o'clock at night for all voting. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 8-100 of the election law, which prescribes dates of and hours for voting. Section 2 contains the effective date. JUSTIFICATION: The current law is inconvenient and confusing to voters and requires excess expense to the taxpayers to accommodate the incon- sistency in voting times. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2012 S.7185 Elections Committee/2011-12 A. 8606 Elections Committee. FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None. EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediate.
S3380 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3380 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 1, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GRIFFO -- 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 hours for voting THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 2 of section 8-100 of the election law is designated paragraph (a) and a new paragraph (b) is added to read as follows: (B) NOTWITHSTANDING PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION, IF A SPECIAL ELECTION IS HELD ON THE SAME DATE AS A PRIMARY ELECTION, ANY POLL LOCATED WITHIN THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE SPECIAL ELECTION SHALL BE OPEN FROM SIX O'CLOCK IN THE MORNING UNTIL NINE O'CLOCK AT NIGHT FOR ALL VOTING, REGARDLESS IF IT IS FOR THE PRIMARY ELECTION OR THE SPECIAL ELECTION. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03368-01-3
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