assembly Bill A1115

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to construction of voting machines and systems

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Jan 07, 2021 referred to election law

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A1115 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S309
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7-202, El L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8597, S6733

A1115 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to construction of voting machines and systems.

A1115 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   1115
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PAULIN, GALEF, ABINANTI, DICKENS, GOTTFRIED,
   PICHARDO, REYES, J. RIVERA, SAYEGH, MONTESANO, SIMON, DeSTEFANO, COOK,
   EPSTEIN -- read once and referred to the Committee on Election Law
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to construction of  voting
   machines and systems

   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,  AFTER  THE PAPER BALLOT IS CAST BY THE
 VOTER, THE VOTING MACHINE OR SYSTEM NEVER PASSES THE CAST BALLOT UNDER A
 PRINTER THAT CAN PRINT VOTES ONTO THE BALLOT, INCLUDING AS A  RESULT  OF
 UNAUTHORIZED, MALICIOUS AND/OR FAULTY SOFTWARE AND/OR FIRMWARE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02135-01-1