|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|Sep 25, 2020||referred to rules|
senate Bill S9007
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
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S9007 (ACTIVE) - Details
S9007 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S9007 SPONSOR: RITCHIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the state finance law, in relation to establishing the New York voter integrity fund; and to repeal section 92-t of the state finance law relating to the New York state campaign finance fund PURPOSE: This bill would establish the New York Voter Integrity Fund and repeal the New York State Campaign Finance Fund. Moneys from the fund could be used by Board of Elections for expenses related to personal protective equipment (PPEs), poll worker wages, pre-paid postage for absentee ballots, absentee ballot envelopes, mail notification cards, absentee ballot applications and absentee ballots. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Establishes the New York Voter Integrity Fund in joint custody of the
S9007 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9007 I N S E N A T E September 25, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to establishing the New York voter integrity fund; and to repeal section 92-t of the state finance law relating to the New York state campaign finance fund THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 92-t of the state finance law is REPEALED and a new section 92-t is added to read as follows: § 92-T. NEW YORK VOTER INTEGRITY FUND. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED IN THE JOINT CUSTODY OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER AND THE COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION AND FINANCE A FUND TO BE KNOWN AS THE NEW YORK VOTER INTEGRITY FUND. 2. SUCH FUND SHALL CONSIST OF ALL REVENUES FROM THE ABANDONED PROPERTY FUND PURSUANT TO SECTION NINETY-FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE, FROM THE GENERAL FUND, AND FROM ALL OTHER MONEYS CREDITED OR TRANSFERRED THERETO FROM ANY OTHER FUND OR SOURCE PURSUANT TO LAW. SUCH FUND SHALL ALSO RECEIVE CONTRIBUTIONS FROM PRIVATE INDIVIDUALS, ORGANIZATIONS, OR OTHER PERSONS TO FULFILL THE PURPOSES OF THE VOTER INTEGRITY FUND. 3. MONEYS OF THE FUND, FOLLOWING APPROPRIATION BY THE LEGISLATURE, MAY BE EXPENDED FOR THE PURPOSES OF MAKING PAYMENTS TO THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS FOR EXPENSES RELATED TO CONDUCTING ELECTIONS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, EXPENSES RELATED TO PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT, POLL WORKER WAGES, PRE-PAID POSTAGE FOR ABSENTEE BALLOTS, ABSENTEE BALLOT ENVELOPES, MAIL NOTIFICATION CARDS, ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATIONS AND ABSENTEE BALLOTS. 4. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, IF, IN ANY STATE FISCAL YEAR, THE NEW YORK VOTER INTEGRITY FUND LACKS THE AMOUNT OF MONEY TO PAY ALL CLAIMS VOUCHERED BY THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND CERTI- FIED OR APPROVED BY THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, ANY SUCH DEFICIENCY SHALL BE PAID BY THE STATE COMPTROLLER, FROM FUNDS DEPOSITED IN THE GENERAL FUND OF THE STATE NOT MORE THAN FOUR WORKING DAYS AFTER SUCH VOUCHER IS RECEIVED BY THE STATE COMPTROLLER. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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