Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2016
referred to elections
|Jun 01, 2015
reported and committed to finance
|Mar 20, 2015
referred to elections
Senate Bill S4457
2015-2016 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2015-S4457 (ACTIVE) - Details
2015-S4457 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S4457 TITLE OF BILL: 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 administering primary elections PURPOSE: The bill will require the state to reimburse counties and the city of New York for the costs of conducting the September primary in even numbered election years. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends Section 6-160 of the election law by adding a new subdivision three, requiring the state to reimburse the counties and city of New York for the costs associated with administering the September primaries in even numbered election years. It further sets forth the reimbursable expenses, and the mechanisms through which counties may apply to the state board of elections for reimbursement. It sets the reimbursement rate at 100% of the approved expenditures, and authorizes the state board of elections to promulgate rules and regulations necessary to fulfill the law.
2015-S4457 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4457 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 20, 2015 ___________ Introduced by Sen. COMRIE -- 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. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01503-01-5 S. 4457 2
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