senate Bill S2726A

2019-2020 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 08, 2020 referred to elections
Jun 12, 2019 print number 2726a
Jun 12, 2019 amend and recommit to elections
Jan 29, 2019 referred to elections

S2726 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11169
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3-300 & 4-136, El L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6877

S2726 - Summary

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

S2726 - Sponsor Memo

S2726 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2726
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 29, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- 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 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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S2726A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11169
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3-300 & 4-136, El L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6877

S2726A (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.

S2726A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2726A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2726--A
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 29, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Elections  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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