senate Bill S332

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Empowers the commissioner of a board of elections to order a voting machine audit upon a finding of discrepancies

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2021 referred to elections


S332 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §9-211, El L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6735, A8448

S332 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to empowering the commissioner of a board of elections to order a voting machine audit upon a finding of discrepancies.

S332 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S332 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                              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
 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
   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
   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.


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