|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 25, 2019||referred to elections|
senate Bill S5314
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5314 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5314 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5314 SPONSOR: MAYER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to time allowed for employees of schools to vote PURPOSE OR GENERAL, IDEA OF BILL: To align new provisions for time off for voting with the operations of school districts, charter schools, nonpublic schools and boards of coop- erative educational services. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends subdivision 1 of section 3-110 of the election law tospecify employees of schools districts, charter schools, nonpublic schools and boards of cooperative educational services shall be eligible for up to three hours of time off from work for voting when such employ- ees do not have four consecutive non-working hours either before or after work to vote.
S5314 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5314 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 25, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MAYER -- 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 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
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