assembly Bill A482

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes full-time college students to act as election inspectors and poll clerks in the election district where their colleges are located

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Jan 06, 2021 referred to election law

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A482 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4723
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-400, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A11667, S1837
2011-2012: A4547, S543
2013-2014: A3515, S3799, S6535
2015-2016: A254, S875
2017-2018: A1153, S1658
2019-2020: A5671, S8630

A482 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes, under certain circumstances, full-time college and university students to act as election inspectors and poll clerks in the election district where their college or university is located.

A482 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    482
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. ROZIC, ABINANTI, BRONSON, CAHILL, FAHY, GALEF,
   GOTTFRIED, OTIS, QUART, SEAWRIGHT,  STIRPE,  TAYLOR,  WALKER,  WEPRIN,
   BUTTENSCHON,  GRIFFIN, SIMON, THIELE, CYMBROWITZ, MAGNARELLI, LUPARDO,
   JACOBSON, WALLACE, McMAHON, GLICK -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.  of  A.
   DINOWITZ, ENGLEBRIGHT, GOODELL, McDONOUGH -- read once and referred to
   the Committee on Election Law
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  election law, in relation to the appointment of
   college and university students as election inspectors
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  3-400 of the election law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision 6-a to read as follows:
   6-A. (A) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF  SUBDIVISION  SIX  OF  THIS
 SECTION, ANY PERSON WHO IS A FULL-TIME COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY STUDENT MAY
 BE CERTIFIED AND ACT AS AN ELECTION INSPECTOR OR POLL CLERK IN THE COUN-
 TY  IN  WHICH  SUCH  PERSON'S  COLLEGE  OR UNIVERSITY IS LOCATED, OR, IF
 LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY OF NEW YORK, THEN SUCH PERSON MAY BE  SO  CERTI-
 FIED IN ANY COUNTY THEREIN, PROVIDED HE OR SHE:
   (1) IS REGISTERED TO VOTE IN THIS STATE;
   (2) HOLDS NO ELECTIVE OFFICE;
   (3)  IS  NOT  A CANDIDATE FOR ANY PUBLIC OFFICE TO BE VOTED FOR BY THE
 VOTERS OF THE DISTRICT IN WHICH HE OR SHE IS TO SERVE, AND  IS  NOT  THE
 SPOUSE, PARENT OR CHILD OF SUCH A CANDIDATE; AND
   (4)  IS ABLE TO SPEAK AND READ THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND WRITE IT LEGI-
 BLY.
   (B) FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE TERM  "FULL-TIME"  SHALL
 MEAN  ANY  MATRICULATED STUDENT ENROLLED IN AT LEAST TWELVE CREDIT HOURS
 PER SEMESTER AT A COLLEGE, AS DEFINED BY SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION  SIX
 HUNDRED ONE OF THE EDUCATION LAW, LOCATED IN THIS STATE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets