senate Bill S6733

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to construction of voting machines' ballot boxes

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to elections
Sep 20, 2019 referred to rules

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S6733 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7-202, El L

S6733 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to construction of voting machines' ballot boxes.

S6733 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6733 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6733

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                           September 20, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MYRIE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to construction of  voting
  machines' ballot boxes

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs s and t of subdivision 1 of section 7-202 of the
election law, as added by chapter 181 of the laws of 2005,  are  amended
and a new paragraph u is added to read as follows:
  s.  permit alternative language accessibility pursuant to the require-
ments of section 203 of  the  Voting  Rights  Act  of  1965  (42  U.S.C.
1973aa-1a)  such  that  it  must  have  the capacity to display the full
ballot in the alternative  languages  required  by  the  federal  Voting
Rights  Act  if  such  voting machine or system is to be used where such
alternative languages are required or where the local board  deems  such
feature necessary; [and]
  t.  not  include  any  device  or functionality potentially capable of
externally transmitting or receiving data via the internet or via  radio
waves or via other wireless means[.]; AND
  U.  BE CONSTRUCTED SO THAT THE PAPER PATH INTO THE BALLOT BOX IS PHYS-
ICALLY SEPARATE FROM ANY PRINTER-FUNCTION PAPER  PATH,  SO  THAT  IT  IS
PHYSICALLY IMPOSSIBLE FOR A BALLOT TO PASS UNDER A PRINTER HEAD AFTER IT
IS CAST BY A VOTER.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13202-01-9

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