Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018
referred to elections
|Sep 20, 2017
referred to rules
Senate Bill S6877
2017-2018 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
2017-S6877 (ACTIVE) - Details
2017-S6877 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6877 SPONSOR: KRUEGER TITLE OF BILL: 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 SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill amends section 3-300 of the Election Law to add a new subdivision delineating the powers and duties of the Board of Elections in the City of New York ("the Board") and the Board's Execu- tive Director and Deputy Executive Director. Specifically, the bill provides that the Board will be responsible for promulgating regu- lations, issuing orders and making decisions regarding general policies affecting the administration of elections of the city of New York, while the Executive Director and Deputy Executive, who shall jointly serve as the chief executive of the Board, will be generally responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Board. The bill expressly reserves certain powers and functions for the Board, including but not limited to the
2017-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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