senate Bill S263

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to mandatory training curriculum

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 17, 2022 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 02, 2022 advanced to third reading
Mar 01, 2022 2nd report cal.
Feb 28, 2022 1st report cal.560
Jan 05, 2022 referred to elections
Jan 06, 2021 referred to elections

Votes

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Feb 28, 2022 - Elections committee Vote

S263
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1
committee
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Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Elections Committee Vote: Feb 28, 2022

nay (1)

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S263 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A904
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3-213, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6006, A6741
2019-2020: S5417, A1593

S263 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S263 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S263 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    263
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MYRIE  -- 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  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

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