senate Bill S2793

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to election inspectors at poll sites

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2017 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 24, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 23, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 22, 2017 1st report cal.1083
Jan 17, 2017 referred to elections

S2793 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง3-400, El L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7073, A7959
2013-2014: S3485

S2793 - Summary

Relates to election inspectors at poll sites; requires at least one inspector of each major political party to be present at all times polls are open; does not require the same inspectors to be there the entire time.

S2793 - Sponsor Memo

S2793 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2017

Introduced  by  Sen.  AKSHAR -- 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 election inspectors  at
  poll sites


  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 to work half-
day  shifts with adjusted 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] AT ALL  TIMES  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 immediately.

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


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