senate Bill S2346

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the uniform election night procedure act

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Current Bill Status Via A2264 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 30, 2019 signed chap.437
Oct 21, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 13, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.710
substituted for s2346
Jun 13, 2019 substituted by a2264
May 20, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 15, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 14, 2019 1st report cal.710
Jan 24, 2019 referred to elections

Votes

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May 14, 2019 - Elections committee Vote

S2346
5
1
committee
5
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Elections Committee Vote: May 14, 2019

nay (1)
excused (1)

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S2346 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2264
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§9-102, 9-106, 9-110, 9-112, 9-114 & 9-124, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5699, A7925
2017-2018: S7090, A2092, A9606

S2346 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing the uniform election night procedure act.

S2346 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2346 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2346

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KAVANAGH,  GIANARIS,  HOYLMAN  --  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 establishing the
  "Uniform Election Night Procedure Act"

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "Uniform Election Night Procedure Act".
  § 2. Section 9-102 of the election law, as amended by chapter  334  of
the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
  §  9-102.  Canvass;  general provisions for. 1. [Except in the city of
New York, as] AS soon as the polls  of  the  election  are  closed,  the
inspectors  of election thereat shall, in the order set forth herein[;]:
(a) place an inspector at the ballot scanner to prevent further  voting;
(b) reconcile the paper ballots pursuant to section 9-106 of this title;
(c)  remove  surplus  ballots, if any, pursuant to section 9-108 of this
title; (d) scan the ballots contained in  the  emergency  box  or  other
secure  storage  container  pursuant to section 9-110 of this title; (e)
hand count and secure ballots that cannot be scanned pursuant to section
9-110 of this title; (f) INITIATE THE BALLOT  SCANNER,  close  the  poll
MECHANISM,  print  the tabulated results tape, AND POST THE RESULTS TAPE
OR announce [the result] ITS CONTENTS OR BOTH; (G)  REMOVE  ONE  OF  THE
PORTABLE  MEMORY  DEVICES  FROM  THE  BALLOT  SCANNER FOR THE PURPOSE OF
REPORTING THE UNOFFICIAL TALLY OF ELECTION RESULTS PURSUANT  TO  SECTION
9-126 OF THIS TITLE; (H) POST OR ANNOUNCE THE RESULTS OF ANY HAND COUNTS
and  sign the return of canvass pursuant to subdivisions 2 and 3 of this
section; [(g)] (I) close, lock and seal the machine; and [(h)] (J)  sign
the close of poll certificate, as provided by the board of elections.
  [1-a.  In  the  city of New York, as soon as the polls of the election
are closed, the inspectors of election thereat shall, in the  order  set

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

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