senate Bill S6226E

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the exercise of powers and duties of the board of elections of the city of New York and its executive management

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 17, 2022 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 04, 2022 amended on third reading 6226e
May 02, 2022 amended on third reading 6226d
Mar 02, 2022 advanced to third reading
Mar 01, 2022 2nd report cal.
Feb 28, 2022 1st report cal.564
Feb 24, 2022 print number 6226c
Feb 24, 2022 amend and recommit to elections
Jan 05, 2022 referred to elections
Nov 19, 2021 print number 6226b
Nov 19, 2021 amend and recommit to elections
May 21, 2021 print number 6226a
May 21, 2021 amend and recommit to elections
Apr 15, 2021 referred to elections

Votes

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Feb 28, 2022 - Elections committee Vote

S6226C
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Committee Vote: Feb 28, 2022

nay (2)

Co-Sponsors

S6226 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5691
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3-200, 3-204, 3-212, 3-300 & 4-136, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6877
2019-2020: S2726, A11169

S6226 - Summary

Relates to the exercise of powers and duties of the board of elections of the city of New York and its executive management.

S6226 - Sponsor Memo

S6226 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6226
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 15, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. KRUEGER, HOYLMAN -- 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 the exercise of  powers
   and  duties  of the board of elections of the city of New York and its
   executive management

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The section heading and subdivision 3 of section 3-200 of
 the election law, the section heading as amended by chapter 373  of  the
 laws  of  1978,  are amended and a new subdivision 8 is added to read as
 follows:
   Boards  of  elections;  creation,  qualifications  of   commissioners,
 removal; ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK.
   3.  In the city of New York the board shall consist of ten commission-
 ers of election who shall be registered voters in the county  for  which
 they  are  appointed  and they shall be appointed by the city council of
 the city of New York. Not more than two commissioners  shall  be  regis-
 tered  voters  of  the same county.  IN ADDITION, NO LATER THAN DECEMBER
 THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE,  THE  STATE  BOARD  OF  ELECTIONS
 SHALL  PRESCRIBE QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE COMMISSIONERS OF ELECTION OF THE
 BOARD OF ELECTIONS OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK.   SUCH QUALIFICATIONS  SHALL
 APPLY  TO  APPOINTMENTS MADE BEGINNING THIRTY DAYS AFTER PROMULGATION OF
 SUCH QUALIFICATIONS AND SHALL THEREAFTER BE REVIEWED BY  SUCH  BOARD  AT
 LEAST  EVERY  TWO  YEARS  AND UPDATED AS NECESSARY.  SUCH QUALIFICATIONS
 SHALL BE PRESCRIBED ONLY AFTER CONSIDERATION OF THE SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
 NECESSARY OR USEFUL FOR THE EXERCISE OF THE DUTIES AND  RESPONSIBILITIES
 OF  SUCH  COMMISSIONERS,  AS WELL AS THE ABILITY TO RECRUIT A SUFFICIENT
 NUMBER OF CANDIDATES TO BE COMMISSIONERS.
   8. IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK THE COMMISSIONERS OF ELECTION SHALL PARTIC-
 IPATE IN TRAINING CONDUCTED BY THE STATE BOARD  OF  ELECTIONS  REGARDING
 THEIR  DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES AS COMMISSIONERS OF ELECTION, INCLUD-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S6226A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5691
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3-200, 3-204, 3-212, 3-300 & 4-136, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6877
2019-2020: S2726, A11169

S6226A - Summary

Relates to the exercise of powers and duties of the board of elections of the city of New York and its executive management.

S6226A - Sponsor Memo

S6226A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6226--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 15, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. KRUEGER, HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Elections  --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to the exercise of  powers
   and  duties  of the board of elections of the city of New York and its
   executive management
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The section heading and subdivision 3 of section 3-200 of
 the election law, the section heading as amended by chapter 373  of  the
 laws  of  1978,  are amended and a new subdivision 8 is added to read as
 follows:
   Boards  of  elections;  creation,  qualifications  of   commissioners,
 removal; ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK.
   3.  In the city of New York the board shall consist of ten commission-
 ers of election who shall be registered voters in the county  for  which
 they  are  appointed  and they shall be appointed by the city council of
 the city of New York. Not more than two commissioners  shall  be  regis-
 tered  voters  of  the same county.  IN ADDITION, NO LATER THAN DECEMBER
 THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE,  THE  STATE  BOARD  OF  ELECTIONS
 SHALL  PRESCRIBE QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE COMMISSIONERS OF ELECTION OF THE
 BOARD OF ELECTIONS OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK.   SUCH QUALIFICATIONS  SHALL
 APPLY  TO  APPOINTMENTS MADE BEGINNING THIRTY DAYS AFTER PROMULGATION OF
 SUCH QUALIFICATIONS AND SHALL THEREAFTER BE REVIEWED BY  SUCH  BOARD  AT
 LEAST  EVERY  TWO  YEARS  AND UPDATED AS NECESSARY.  SUCH QUALIFICATIONS
 SHALL BE PRESCRIBED ONLY AFTER CONSIDERATION OF THE SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
 NECESSARY OR USEFUL FOR THE EXERCISE OF THE DUTIES AND  RESPONSIBILITIES
 OF  SUCH  COMMISSIONERS,  AS WELL AS THE ABILITY TO RECRUIT A SUFFICIENT
 NUMBER OF CANDIDATES TO BE COMMISSIONERS.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04954-08-1

Co-Sponsors

S6226B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5691
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3-200, 3-204, 3-212, 3-300 & 4-136, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6877
2019-2020: S2726, A11169

S6226B - Summary

Relates to the exercise of powers and duties of the board of elections of the city of New York and its executive management.

S6226B - Sponsor Memo

S6226B - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6226--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 15, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. KRUEGER, HOYLMAN, RIVERA -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and  when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on
   Elections  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee  discharged,
   bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
   committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to the exercise of  powers
   and  duties  of the board of elections of the city of New York and its
   executive management
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.   Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of law to the
 contrary, on the effective date of this section the term of each commis-
 sioner of the New York City Board of Elections, or any vacant  position,
 shall  be  deemed expired, and each such commissioner or vacant position
 shall be replaced with new appointments made pursuant to this section.
   In the city of New York, the county committee of each major  political
 party shall, within sixty days after the effective date of this section,
 file  a  certificate  of party recommendation with the clerk of the city
 council of the city of New York recommending two individuals for consid-
 eration to serve as a commissioner of elections. The city council  shall
 immediately,  or  as  soon  as  practicable but no more than thirty days
 thereafter, hold a public hearing on such recommendations, and  provided
 further,  no  more  than thirty days thereafter confirm four individuals
 for such positions, who shall  succeed  those  individuals  whose  terms
 shall have expired pursuant to this section.
   §  2.  The  section  heading and subdivision 3 of section 3-200 of the
 election law, the section heading as amended by chapter 373 of the  laws
 of  1978,  are  amended  and  a  new  subdivision  8 is added to read as
 follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04954-16-1
 S. 6226--B                          2

Co-Sponsors

S6226C - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5691
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3-200, 3-204, 3-212, 3-300 & 4-136, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6877
2019-2020: S2726, A11169

S6226C - Summary

Relates to the exercise of powers and duties of the board of elections of the city of New York and its executive management.

S6226C - Sponsor Memo

S6226C - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6226--C
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 15, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. KRUEGER, HOYLMAN, RIVERA -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and  when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on
   Elections  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee  discharged,
   bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
   committee -- recommitted to the Committee on Elections  in  accordance
   with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to the exercise of  powers
   and  duties  of the board of elections of the city of New York and its
   executive management
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.   Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of law to the
 contrary, on the effective date of this section the term of each commis-
 sioner of the New York City Board of Elections, or any vacant  position,
 shall  be  deemed expired, and each such commissioner or vacant position
 shall be replaced with new appointments made pursuant to this section.
   In the city of New York, the county committee of each major  political
 party shall, within sixty days after the effective date of this section,
 file  a  certificate  of party recommendation with the clerk of the city
 council of the city of New York recommending  one  qualified  individual
 for  consideration  to  serve  as  a commissioner of elections. The city
 council shall immediately, or as soon as practicable but  no  more  than
 thirty  days  thereafter, hold a public hearing on such recommendations,
 and provided further, no more than thirty days  thereafter  confirm  two
 qualified  individuals for such positions, who shall succeed those indi-
 viduals whose terms shall have expired pursuant to this section.
   § 2. The section heading and subdivision 3 of  section  3-200  of  the
 election  law, the section heading as amended by chapter 373 of the laws

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04954-18-2
 S. 6226--C                          2

Co-Sponsors

S6226D - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5691
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3-200, 3-204, 3-212, 3-300 & 4-136, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6877
2019-2020: S2726, A11169

S6226D - Summary

Relates to the exercise of powers and duties of the board of elections of the city of New York and its executive management.

S6226D - Sponsor Memo

S6226D - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6226--D
     Cal. No. 564
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 15, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  KRUEGER,  HOYLMAN,  MAY, RIVERA -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Elections  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee  discharged,
   bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
   committee -- recommitted to the Committee on Elections  in  accordance
   with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
   reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
   report, ordered to a third reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
   retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT to amend the election law, in relation to the exercise of powers
   and duties of the board of elections of the city of New York  and  its
   executive management
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of  law  to  the
 contrary, on the effective date of this act the term of each commission-
 er  of  the  New  York  City Board of Elections, or any vacant position,
 shall be deemed expired, and each such commissioner or  vacant  position
 shall be replaced with new appointments made pursuant to this section.
   In  the city of New York, the county committee of each major political
 party shall, within sixty days after the effective  date  of  this  act,
 file  a  certificate  of party recommendation with the clerk of the city
 council of the city of New York recommending  one  qualified  individual
 for  consideration  to  serve  as  a commissioner of elections. The city
 council shall immediately, or as soon as practicable but  no  more  than
 thirty  days  thereafter, hold a public hearing on such recommendations,
 and provided further, no more than thirty days  thereafter  confirm  two
 qualified  individuals for such positions, who shall succeed those indi-
 viduals whose terms shall have expired pursuant to this section.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S6226E (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5691
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3-200, 3-204, 3-212, 3-300 & 4-136, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6877
2019-2020: S2726, A11169

S6226E (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the exercise of powers and duties of the board of elections of the city of New York and its executive management.

S6226E (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6226E (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6226--E
     Cal. No. 564
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 15, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. KRUEGER, BIAGGI, HOYLMAN, MAY, RIVERA -- read twice
   and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
   on Elections -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted
   as  amended and recommitted to said committee -- committee discharged,
   bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
   committee  --  recommitted to the Committee on Elections in accordance
   with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
   ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee --
   reported favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second
   report,  ordered  to  a  third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
   retaining its place in the order of third reading -- again amended and
   ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to the exercise of  powers
   and  duties  of the board of elections of the city of New York and its
   executive management
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1.  Notwithstanding  any inconsistent provision of law to the
 contrary, on the effective date of this act the term of each commission-
 er of the New York City Board of  Elections,  or  any  vacant  position,
 shall  be  deemed expired, and each such commissioner or vacant position
 shall be replaced with new appointments made pursuant to this section.
   In the city of New York, the county committee of each major  political
 party  shall,  within  sixty  days after the effective date of this act,
 file a certificate of party recommendation with the clerk  of  the  city
 council  of  the  city of New York recommending one qualified individual
 for consideration to serve as a  commissioner  of  elections.  The  city
 council  shall  immediately,  or as soon as practicable but no more than
 thirty days thereafter, hold a public hearing on  such  recommendations,
 and  provided  further,  no more than thirty days thereafter confirm two
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04954-28-2

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