senate Bill S6535

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes full-time college students to act as election inspectors and poll clerks in the election district where their colleges are located

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Feb 04, 2014 referred to elections

S6535 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3515
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง3-400, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S543, A4547
2009-2010: S1837B, A11667

S6535 - Summary

Authorizes, under certain circumstances, full-time college and university students to act as election inspectors and poll clerks in the election district where their college or university is located.

S6535 - Sponsor Memo

S6535 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6535

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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  appointment  of
  college and university students as election inspectors

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

  Section 1. Section 3-400 of the election law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 6-a to read as follows:
  6-A.  (A)  NOTWITHSTANDING  THE  PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION SIX OF THIS
SECTION, ANY PERSON WHO IS A FULL-TIME COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY STUDENT MAY
BE CERTIFIED AND ACT AS AN ELECTION INSPECTOR OR POLL CLERK IN THE COUN-
TY IN WHICH SUCH PERSON'S COLLEGE  OR  UNIVERSITY  IS  LOCATED,  OR,  IF
LOCATED  WITHIN  THE CITY OF NEW YORK, THEN SUCH PERSON MAY BE SO CERTI-
FIED IN ANY COUNTY THEREIN, PROVIDED HE OR SHE:
  (1) IS REGISTERED TO VOTE IN THIS STATE;
  (2) HOLDS NO ELECTIVE OFFICE;
  (3) IS NOT A CANDIDATE FOR ANY PUBLIC OFFICE TO BE VOTED  FOR  BY  THE
VOTERS  OF  THE  DISTRICT IN WHICH HE OR SHE IS TO SERVE, AND IS NOT THE
SPOUSE, PARENT OR CHILD OF SUCH A CANDIDATE; AND
  (4) IS ABLE TO SPEAK AND READ THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND WRITE IT  LEGI-
BLY.
  (B)  FOR  THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE TERM "FULL-TIME" SHALL
MEAN ANY MATRICULATED STUDENT ENROLLED IN AT LEAST TWELVE  CREDIT  HOURS
PER  SEMESTER AT A COLLEGE, AS DEFINED BY SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION SIX
HUNDRED ONE OF THE EDUCATION LAW, LOCATED IN THIS STATE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05096-01-3

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