senate Bill S6877

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the exercise of powers and duties of the board of elections of the city of New York and its executive management

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to elections
Sep 20, 2017 referred to rules

S6877 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-300, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S2726
2021-2022: S6226
2023-2024: S619

S6877 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the exercise of powers and duties of the board of elections of the city of New York and its executive management.

S6877 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6877 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6877

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                           September 20, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to the exercise of  powers
  and  duties  of the board of elections of the city of New York and its
  executive management

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

  Section  1.  Section  3-300  of the election law is amended to read as
follows:
  § 3-300. Board employees; appointment. [Every] 1. EXCEPT  AS  PROVIDED
IN  SUBDIVISION  TWO  OF  THIS  SECTION,  EVERY board of elections shall
appoint, and at its pleasure remove, clerks, voting machine technicians,
custodians and  other  employees,  fix  their  number,  prescribe  their
duties,  fix  their  titles and rank and establish their salaries within
the amounts appropriated therefor by  the  local  legislative  body  and
shall  secure  in the appointment of employees of the board of elections
equal representation of the major political parties.  Every commissioner
in each board of elections except for  commissioners  of  the  board  of
elections  of the city of New York, may approve and at pleasure remove a
deputy, establish his title and prescribe his duties. [In]
  2. (A) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF GENERAL, SPECIAL OR LOCAL LAW,
IN the city of New York, the board of elections shall appoint an  execu-
tive director and a deputy executive director WHO SHALL EACH BE OF SEPA-
RATE  MAJOR  POLITICAL PARTIES AND whose duties it shall be to supervise
the operations of the board of elections [under the supervision of  such
board]  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH THIS SUBDIVISION. THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS OF
THE CITY OF NEW YORK SHALL ADVISE  THE  EXECUTIVE  DIRECTOR  AND  DEPUTY
EXECUTIVE  DIRECTOR ON MATTERS OF POLICY AFFECTING THE ADMINISTRATION OF
ELECTIONS IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED IN  THIS
SUBDIVISION, SUCH BOARD SHALL EXERCISE NO EXECUTIVE POWER AND PERFORM NO
EXECUTIVE  OR  ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED IN

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

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