senate Bill S6417

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the reimbursement to counties and the city of New York of the costs associated with administering primary elections

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 05, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Mar 11, 2014 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 22, 2014 referred to elections

Votes

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May 5, 2014 - Elections committee Vote

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Elections Committee Vote: May 5, 2014

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S6417 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8740
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6-160, El L

S6417 - Summary

Relates to the reimbursement to counties and the city of New York of the costs associated with administering primary elections.

S6417 - Sponsor Memo

S6417 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6417

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2014
                               ___________

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  the  reimbursement  to
  counties  and the city of New York of the costs associated with admin-
  istering primary elections

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

  Section  1.  Section  6-160 of the election law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
  3. THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL REIMBURSE COUNTIES AND THE CITY OF  NEW
YORK  FOR  COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ADMINISTERING PRIMARY ELECTIONS HELD IN
SEPTEMBER OF EACH EVEN NUMBERED ELECTION YEAR.
  (A) REIMBURSEMENT OF SUCH EXPENSES SHALL BE MADE UPON  APPLICATION  OF
SUCH  COUNTIES OR THE CITY OF NEW YORK FOR STATE AID UNDER THIS SECTION,
BY FILING WITH THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS A PLAN,  INCLUDING  SPECIFIC
COSTS, DETAILING EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH CONDUCTING SUCH PRIMARY.
  (B) INCLUDED IN SUCH REIMBURSABLE COSTS SHALL BE CLERICAL COSTS, MAIN-
TENANCE  AND  OPERATION  COSTS,  AS  WELL  AS SALARIES OF LOCAL BOARD OF
ELECTIONS  PERSONNEL,  POLL  INSPECTORS,  BALLOT   AND   SAMPLE   BALLOT
PRODUCTION,  DISTRIBUTION AND SUCH OTHER COSTS ACCRUED IN FULFILLING THE
REQUIREMENTS OF ARTICLES EIGHT AND NINE OF THIS CHAPTER, AND SUCH  OTHER
INFORMATION AS THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS SHALL REQUIRE.
  (C)  THE  STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS SHALL APPROVE SUCH REIMBURSEMENT IF
IT CONFORMS TO STANDARDS RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF ELECTIONS.
  (D) STATE AID SHALL BE GRANTED TO THE CITY OF NEW YORK AND THE RESPEC-
TIVE COUNTIES OUTSIDE THE CITY OF NEW YORK ONLY TO THE EXTENT  OF  REIM-
BURSING  ONE HUNDRED PER CENTUM OF THE APPROVED EXPENDITURES INCURRED BY
THE COUNTY OR CITY IN MAINTAINING AND ADMINISTERING THE SEPTEMBER PRIMA-
RY ELECTION.
  (E) THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS  SHALL  PROMULGATE  RULES  AND  REGU-
LATIONS  IN  FURTHERANCE  OF THESE PROVISIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION
3-102 OF THIS CHAPTER.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13422-01-4

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