|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to elections|
senate Bill S332
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S332 (ACTIVE) - Details
S332 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S332 SPONSOR: MYRIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to empowering the commis- sioner of a board of elections to order a voting machine audit upon a finding of discrepancies PURPOSE: To allow either commissioner of a board of elections to order that an escalated audit be conducted whenever a discrepancy exists between an audit and the machine vote tallies for an election result. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends subdivision 3 of section 9-211 of the election law, to allow either commissioner of a board of elections to order an escalated audit when discrepancy exists between audit tallies and the voting machine tallies, requiring a further audit.
S332 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 332 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. MYRIE, BIAGGI, MAYER, SKOUFIS -- 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 empowering the commis- sioner of a board of elections to order a voting machine audit upon a finding of discrepancies THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 9-211 of the election law, as amended by chapter 515 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows: 3. The state board of elections shall, in accordance with subdivision four of section 3-100 of this chapter, promulgate regulations establish- ing a uniform statewide standard to be used by boards of elections to determine when a discrepancy between the audit tallies and the voting machine or system tallies shall require a further voter verifiable record audit of additional voting machines or systems or a complete audit of all machines or systems within the jurisdiction of a board of elections. Any COMMISSIONER OF A board of elections shall be empowered to order that any such audit shall be conducted whenever any such discrepancy exists. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02102-01-1
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