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


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2021 referred to elections

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S332 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A913
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
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    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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