Senate Bill S3007

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Permits boards of elections to engage election inspectors to split shifts, their compensation to be prorated accordingly

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee

  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2015-S3007 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-400, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S1097
2011-2012: S756
2013-2014: S2191
2017-2018: S443

2015-S3007 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits boards of elections to allow election inspectors to work split shifts, their compensation shall be prorated accordingly.

2015-S3007 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2015-S3007 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 2, 2015

  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 permitting election
  inspectors to split shifts


  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] EVERY board of  elections  may  [employ]  AUTHORIZE  election
inspectors  to  work  [half-day]  SPLIT  shifts with [adjusted] PRORATED
compensation, provided, however, that 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.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it  shall  have  become  a law; provided that each board of elections is
authorized to promulgate any rules necessary to implement the provisions
of this act on or before such effective date.

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



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