senate Bill S6684A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes minimum staffing levels for local board of elections

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • Delivered to Governor
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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
Mar 02, 2022 advanced to third reading
Mar 01, 2022 2nd report cal.
Feb 28, 2022 1st report cal.565
Jan 05, 2022 referred to elections
May 24, 2021 print number 6684a
May 24, 2021 amend and recommit to elections
May 12, 2021 referred to elections

Votes

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Feb 28, 2022 - Elections committee Vote

S6684A
5
2
committee
5
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Elections Committee Vote: Feb 28, 2022

nay (2)

S6684 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7780
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-300, El L

S6684 - Summary

Requires every board of elections to employ a minimum of four full time employees in addition to the appointed commissioners and two additional employees for every twenty thousand active registered voters beyond forty thousand active registered voters.

S6684 - Sponsor Memo

S6684 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6684
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. MANNION -- 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  establishing  minimum
   staffing levels for local board of elections
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 3-300 of the election law is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   §  3-300. Board employees; appointment. Every board of elections shall
 appoint, and at its pleasure remove, clerks, voting machine technicians,
 custodians and  other  employees,  fix  their  number,  prescribe  their
 duties,  fix  their  titles and rank and establish their salaries within
 the amounts appropriated therefor by  the  local  legislative  body  and
 shall  secure  in the appointment of employees of the board of elections
 equal representation of the major political parties.    EVERY  BOARD  OF
 ELECTIONS  SHALL  EMPLOY, AT A MINIMUM, TWO FULL TIME EMPLOYEES IN ADDI-
 TION TO THE APPOINTED COMMISSIONERS FOR EVERY FULL ALLOTMENT  OF  TWENTY
 THOUSAND   REGISTERED  VOTERS.  Every  commissioner  in  each  board  of
 elections except for commissioners of the board of elections of the city
 of New York, may approve and at pleasure remove a deputy, establish  his
 title  and  prescribe  his duties. In the city of New York, the board of
 elections shall appoint an executive director  and  a  deputy  executive
 director  whose  duties  it  shall be to supervise the operations of the
 board of elections under the supervision of such board.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11388-01-1


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S6684A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7780
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-300, El L

S6684A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires every board of elections to employ a minimum of four full time employees in addition to the appointed commissioners and two additional employees for every twenty thousand active registered voters beyond forty thousand active registered voters.

S6684A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6684A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6684--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. MANNION -- 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 establishing minimum
   staffing levels for local board of elections

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  3-300  of the election law is amended to read as
 follows:
   § 3-300. Board employees; appointment. Every board of elections  shall
 appoint, and at its pleasure remove, clerks, voting machine technicians,
 custodians  and  other  employees,  fix  their  number,  prescribe their
 duties, fix their titles and rank and establish  their  salaries  within
 the  amounts  appropriated  therefor  by  the local legislative body and
 shall secure in the appointment of employees of the board  of  elections
 equal  representation  of  the  major political parties.  EVERY BOARD OF
 ELECTIONS SHALL EMPLOY, AT A MINIMUM, FOUR FULL TIME EMPLOYEES IN  ADDI-
 TION  TO  THE  APPOINTED  COMMISSIONERS.   EACH BOARD OF ELECTIONS SHALL
 EMPLOY TWO ADDITIONAL EMPLOYEES FOR EVERY FULL ALLOTMENT OF TWENTY THOU-
 SAND ACTIVE REGISTERED VOTERS BEYOND FORTY  THOUSAND  ACTIVE  REGISTERED
 VOTERS. Every commissioner in each board of elections except for commis-
 sioners  of  the board of elections of the city of New York, may approve
 and at pleasure remove a deputy, establish his title and  prescribe  his
 duties. In the city of New York, the board of elections shall appoint an
 executive director and a deputy executive director whose duties it shall
 be  to  supervise  the  operations  of  the board of elections under the
 supervision of such board.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11388-02-1

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