assembly Bill A7837

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to time allowed for employees of schools to vote

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to election law
May 24, 2019 referred to election law

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A7837 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5314
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-110, El L

A7837 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to time allowed for employees of schools to vote; provides that such employees shall only be eligible for time off to vote if the employee does not have 4 consecutive non-working hours either before the polls open or before the polls close.

A7837 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7837

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BENEDETTO  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Election Law

AN ACT to amend the election  law,  in  relation  to  time  allowed  for
  employees of schools to vote

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 3-110  of  the  election  law,  as
amended  by  section  1 of part YY of chapter 55 of the laws of 2019, is
amended to read as follows:
  1. A registered voter may, without loss of pay for up to three  hours,
take  off  so much working time as will enable him or her to vote at any
election PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT EMPLOYEES OF PUBLIC  SCHOOL  DISTRICTS,
CHARTER  SCHOOLS,  NONPUBLIC  SCHOOLS,  AND BOARDS OF COOPERATIVE EDUCA-
TIONAL SERVICES SHALL ONLY BE ELIGIBLE FOR SUCH TIME OFF IF THE EMPLOYEE
DOES NOT HAVE FOUR CONSECUTIVE  NON-WORKING  HOURS  EITHER  BETWEEN  THE
OPENING  OF  THE POLLS AND THE BEGINNING OF HIS OR HER WORKING SHIFT, OR
BETWEEN THE END OF HIS OR HER WORKING  SHIFT  AND  THE  CLOSING  OF  THE
POLLS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11315-01-9