assembly Bill A904

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to mandatory training curriculum

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 23, 2022 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 05, 2022 referred to election law
Jan 06, 2021 referred to election law

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A904 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S263
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3-213, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A6741, S6006
2019-2020: A1593, S5417

A904 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to mandatory training curriculum for election commissioners and key staff of boards of elections.

A904 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    904
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SEAWRIGHT  --  read once and referred to the
   Committee on Election Law
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law,  in  relation  to  mandatory  training
   curriculum  for  election  commissioners  and  key  staff of boards of
   elections

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The election law is amended by adding a new section 3-213
 to read as follows:
   § 3-213.  BOARDS  OF  ELECTIONS;  MANDATORY  TRAINING  CURRICULUM.  1.
 ELECTION  COMMISSIONERS  AND  SUCH OTHER BOARD OF ELECTIONS EMPLOYEES AS
 DETERMINED BY THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS SHALL WITHIN SIX MONTHS AFTER
 THEIR FIRST APPOINTMENT COMPLETE A COURSE OF INSTRUCTION ON  THE  OPERA-
 TION  OF A BOARD OF ELECTIONS WHICH SHALL BE PROVIDED BY THE STATE BOARD
 OF ELECTIONS. THE CURRICULUM SHALL BE ESTABLISHED BY THE STATE BOARD  OF
 ELECTIONS  IN  CONSULTATION  WITH  ELECTION  COMMISSIONERS AND SHALL NOT
 EXCEED THIRTY HOURS OF INSTRUCTION.
   2. ANNUALLY, ELECTION  COMMISSIONERS  AND  OTHER  BOARD  OF  ELECTIONS
 EMPLOYEES  AS DETERMINED BY THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, SHALL COMPLETE
 BEFORE JUNE FIRST A CONTINUING COURSE OF INSTRUCTION ON THE OPERATION OF
 A BOARD OF ELECTIONS WHICH SHALL BE  PROVIDED  BY  THE  STATE  BOARD  OF
 ELECTIONS.  THE  CURRICULUM  SHALL  BE ESTABLISHED BY THE STATE BOARD OF
 ELECTIONS IN CONSULTATION WITH THE ELECTION COMMISSIONERS AND SHALL  NOT
 EXCEED THREE HOURS OF INSTRUCTION.
   3. THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS SHALL PROVIDE THE TRAINING REQUIRED BY
 SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION THROUGH, IN ADDITION TO OTHER METHODS IT
 MAY CHOOSE, A WEB-BASED RECORDED FORMAT.
   4.  UPON  THE  FAILURE OF A COMMISSIONER OR OTHER EMPLOYEE TO COMPLETE
 THE INSTRUCTION WITHIN THE TIME REQUIRED  BY  THIS  SECTION,  THE  STATE
 BOARD OF ELECTIONS SHALL SEND A LETTER TO THE COUNTY LEGISLATURE OR CITY
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets