senate Bill S6226A

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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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Elections Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 21, 2021 print number 6226a
May 21, 2021 amend and recommit to elections
Apr 15, 2021 referred to elections

Co-Sponsors

S6226 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5691
Current Committee:
Senate Elections
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3-200, 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 (ACTIVE) - Details

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

S6226A (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.

S6226A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6226A (ACTIVE) - 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

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