senate Bill S433A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits election commissioners and deputy election commissioners from holding a publicly elected office

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to elections
Mar 25, 2013 print number 433a
amend and recommit to elections
Jan 09, 2013 referred to elections

Co-Sponsors

S433 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1815B
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-200, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1322
2009-2010: S1434A

S433 - Summary

Prohibits election commissioners and deputy election commissioners from holding a publicly elected office or from being the respective chair of the county democratic or republican committees.

S433 - Sponsor Memo

S433 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   433

                       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  prohibiting  election
  commissioners  and  deputy  elections  commissioners  from  holding  a
  publicly elected office

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  4  of  section 3-200 of the election law, as
amended by chapter 195 of the laws  of  2003,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  4.  No  person [shall be] appointed as election commissioner or DEPUTY
ELECTION COMMISSIONER SHALL continue to hold office who is not a  regis-
tered voter in the county and not an enrolled member of the party recom-
mending  his  OR  HER appointment, OR WHO IS THE CHAIR OF THE RESPECTIVE
DEMOCRATIC OR REPUBLICAN PARTY OR COMMITTEE IN SUCH COUNTY or who  holds
any  other  public  office, except that of commissioner of deeds, notary
public, [village officer, city or town justice,] member of  a  community
board  within  the  city  of  New York or trustee or officer of a school
district outside of a city.
  S 2. Subdivision 6 of section 3-200 of the election law is amended  to
read as follows:
  6.  An election commissioner OR DEPUTY ELECTION COMMISSIONER shall not
be a candidate for any elective office which he  OR  SHE  would  not  be
entitled  to hold under the provisions of this article, unless he OR SHE
has ceased by resignation or otherwise, to  be  commissioner  OR  DEPUTY
COMMISSIONER  prior  to  his  OR HER nomination or designation therefor.
Otherwise such nomination or designation shall be null and void.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00409-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S433A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1815B
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-200, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1322
2009-2010: S1434A

S433A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits election commissioners and deputy election commissioners from holding a publicly elected office or from being the respective chair of the county democratic or republican committees.

S433A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S433A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 433--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. DILAN, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when  printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections -- commit-
  tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the election law, in relation to prohibiting election
  commissioners  and  deputy  elections  commissioners  from  holding  a
  publicly elected office

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 3-200  of  the  election  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  195  of  the  laws  of 2003, is amended to read as
follows:
  4. No person [shall be] appointed as election commissioner  or  DEPUTY
ELECTION  COMMISSIONER SHALL continue to hold office who is not a regis-
tered voter in the county and not an enrolled member of the party recom-
mending his OR HER appointment, OR WHO IS THE CHAIR  OF  THE  RESPECTIVE
DEMOCRATIC  OR REPUBLICAN PARTY OR COMMITTEE IN SUCH COUNTY or who holds
any other public office, except that of commissioner  of  deeds,  notary
public,  [village  officer, city or town justice,] member of a community
board within the city of New York or trustee  or  officer  of  a  school
district  outside  of  a  city; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE PROVISION OF
THIS SUBDIVISION PROHIBITING AN ELECTION COMMISSIONER OR DEPUTY ELECTION
COMMISSIONER FROM CONTINUING TO HOLD OFFICE WHO  IS  THE  CHAIR  OF  THE
RESPECTIVE  DEMOCRATIC  OR  REPUBLICAN PARTY OR COMMITTEE IN SUCH COUNTY
SHALL NOT APPLY TO ANY PERSON CURRENTLY SERVING AS ELECTION COMMISSIONER
OR DEPUTY ELECTION COMMISSIONER.
  S 2. Subdivision 6 of section 3-200 of the election law is amended  to
read as follows:
  6.  An election commissioner OR DEPUTY ELECTION COMMISSIONER shall not
be a candidate for any elective office which he  OR  SHE  would  not  be

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

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