senate Bill S4478

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to annual reports of the boards of elections

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to elections
Apr 03, 2013 referred to elections

S4478 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4600
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-212, El L

S4478 - Summary

Relates to annual reports of the boards of elections; requires such reports be made available on the boards' websites; requires that the reports include specific performance metrics.

S4478 - Sponsor Memo

S4478 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4478

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 3, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. TKACZYK -- 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 annual reports  of  the
  boards of elections

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 4  of  section  3-212  of  the
election  law,  as amended by chapter 90 of the laws of 1991, is amended
and a new paragraph (c) is added to read as follows:
  (a) Each board of elections shall make an annual report of its affairs
and proceedings to its local legislative body once every  twelve  months
and  no  later  than the last day of January in any year. A copy of said
annual report shall be filed with the state board of elections AND SHALL
BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC ON THE WEBSITE MAINTAINED BY  ANY  BOARD
OF ELECTIONS, INCLUDING THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, NO LATER THAN FIVE
DAYS AFTER SAID REPORT IS DELIVERED TO THE STATE BOARD.
  (C)  SAID ANNUAL REPORT, AS REQUIRED BY PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVI-
SION, SHALL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING PERFORMANCE METRICS FOR THE  PRECEDING
CALENDAR YEAR:
  (1)  THE  NUMBER  OF  ELECTIONS ADMINISTERED IN THE PRECEDING CALENDAR
YEAR, INCLUDING ALL PRIMARY, GENERAL AND SPECIAL  ELECTIONS,  LISTED  BY
DATE WITH THE OFFICES INCLUDED IN EACH ELECTION AND ANY REFERENDUM QUES-
TIONS;
  (2)  THE  NUMBER OF BALLOTS DELIVERED TO EACH POLL SITE, THE NUMBER OF
BALLOTS CAST BY SCANNING AT EACH POLL SITE SCANNER, AND  THE  NUMBER  OF
BALLOTS  COUNTED  AT  EACH COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS OFFICE, INCLUDING A
SEPARATE LISTING FOR THE NUMBER OF  EMERGENCY,  ABSENTEE,  MILITARY  AND
OVERSEAS BALLOTS COUNTED AT EACH COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS OFFICE;
  (3)  THE  NUMBER  OF  ELECTION INSPECTORS AND POLL CLERKS EMPLOYED FOR
EACH ELECTION, THE TOTAL NUMBER OF UNFILLED ELECTION INSPECTOR  OR  POLL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07751-01-3

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