senate Bill S4480

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to half-day shifts for election inspectors or poll clerks

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

S4480 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4670
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-400, El L

S4480 - Summary

Relates to half-day shifts for election inspectors or poll clerks.

S4480 - Sponsor Memo

S4480 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4480

                       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  half-day  shifts  for
  election inspectors or poll clerks

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 7 of section 3-400  of  the  election  law,  as
added by chapter 5 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  7.  The  board  of  elections  may  employ election inspectors OR POLL
CLERKS to work half-day shifts  with  adjusted  compensation,  provided,
however,  that THERE SHALL NOT BE A TIME WHEN THE POLL SITE IS OPEN THAT
THERE IS NOT at least one inspector from each of the two major political
parties [is] present [at the poll site for  the  entire  time  that  the
polls  are  open].    Each county board of elections shall prescribe the
necessary rules and procedures to ensure  proper  poll  site  operation,
INCLUDING  RULES  DETAILING  THE BASIS ON WHICH A REQUEST BY AN ELECTION
INSPECTOR OR POLL CLERK TO WORK A HALF-DAY SHIFT MAY BE DENIED.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08699-01-3

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