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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to elections|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to elections|
senate Bill S411
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S411 - Details
S411 - Summary
Directs the state board of elections to establish procedures to assure the timely processing and counting of affidavit ballots.
S411 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S411 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to affidavit ballots PURPOSE: To establish a timely processing of provisional ballots following an election. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Adds a new section 8-318 to the election law. EXISTING LAW: None. JUSTIFICATION: The need for standard procedures in processing and counting provisional ballots is necessary to assure the public that provisional ballots cast in an election are canvassed in a timely and orderly fashion. The state board shall establish standards to protect the security, confidentiality
S411 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 411 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. DILAN -- 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 affidavit ballots THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The election law is amended by adding a new section 8-318 to read as follows: S 8-318. AFFIDAVIT BALLOTS. THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS SHALL ESTAB- LISH REASONABLE PROCEDURES TO ASSURE THE TIMELY PROCESSING AND COUNTING OF AFFIDAVIT BALLOTS, INCLUDING: 1. STANDARDS FOR TIMELY PROCESSING AND COUNTING TO ASSURE THAT, AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THE AFFIDAVIT VOTE COUNT, PARTIES AND CANDIDATES MAY HAVE FULL, TIMELY, AND EFFECTIVE RECOURSE TO THE RECOUNT AND CONTEST PROCEDURES; AND 2. STANDARDS FOR THE INFORMED PARTICIPATION OF CANDIDATES AND PARTIES SUCH AS ARE CONSISTENT WITH REASONABLE PROCEDURES TO PROTECT THE SECURI- TY, CONFIDENTIALITY, AND INTEGRITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED IN THE COURSE OF THE PROCESSING AND COUNTING OF AFFIDAVIT BALLOTS. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00415-01-3
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