senate Bill S8202

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Regulates public data maintained by county and city boards of elections and establishes the New York voting and elections database and institute to maintain a statewide database of voting and election data

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 31, 2022 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 23, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.1441
May 17, 2022 reported and committed to rules
May 11, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Feb 02, 2022 referred to elections

Votes

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May 23, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S8202
14
6
committee
14
Aye
6
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 17, 2022 - Finance committee Vote

S8202
15
7
committee
15
Aye
7
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 11, 2022 - Elections committee Vote

S8202
5
1
committee
5
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Elections Committee Vote: May 11, 2022

nay (1)
excused (1)

S8202 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10298
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3-112, El L; add Title 7 Art 117 §§5801 - 5805, §§2614 & 2038, amd §2553, ren §2038 to be §2039, Ed L; add R4550, CPLR; add §97-k, St Fin L

S8202 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Regulates public data maintained by county and city boards of elections; establishes the New York voting and elections database and institute to maintain a statewide database of voting and election data.

S8202 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8202 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8202
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 2, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MYRIE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections
 
 AN ACT to amend the election law, the education law, the civil  practice
   law  and  rules,  and the state finance law, in relation to regulating
   public data maintained by county and  city  boards  of  elections  and
   establishing  the New York voting and elections database and institute
   to maintain a statewide database of voting and election data
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The election law is amended by adding a new section 3-112
 to read as follows:
   § 3-112. STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS; UNIFORM  STANDARDS  FOR  PROCESSING
 DATA  REQUESTS  AND DUTY TO SEND DATA AND INFORMATION TO STATEWIDE DATA-
 BASE. 1.   THE STATE BOARD OF  ELECTIONS  SHALL  PROMULGATE  REGULATIONS
 WITHIN  ONE  HUNDRED  EIGHTY  DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION
 STANDARDIZING ACROSS EACH COUNTY AND CITY BOARDS OF ELECTIONS THE METHOD
 OF PROCESSING FREEDOM OF INFORMATION  LAW  REQUESTS  AND  PROVIDING  FOR
 TIMELY DISTRIBUTION OF SUCH DATA TO THE PUBLIC.
   2.  UPON  THE  CERTIFICATION OF ELECTION RESULTS AND THE COMPLETION OF
 THE VOTER HISTORY FILE AFTER EVERY ELECTION,  EACH  BOARD  OF  ELECTIONS
 SHALL  TRANSMIT COPIES OF: (A) ELECTION RESULTS AT THE ELECTION DISTRICT
 LEVEL; (B) CONTEMPORANEOUS VOTER REGISTRATION LISTS; (C)  VOTER  HISTORY
 FILES; (D) MAPS OR OTHER DOCUMENTATION OF THE CONFIGURATION OF DISTRICTS
 IN  ANY  FORMAT OR FORMATS AS SPECIFIED BY THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS;
 AND (E) LISTS OF ELECTION DAY POLL SITES AND EARLY VOTING SITES AND MAPS
 OR OTHER DOCUMENTATION OF THE CONFIGURATION OF DISTRICTS IN  ANY  FORMAT
 OR  FORMATS AS SPECIFIED BY THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS OF THE ELECTION
 DISTRICTS ASSIGNED TO EACH ELECTION DAY POLL SITE OR EARLY VOTING  SITE.
 FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION, THE TERM "ELECTION AUTHORITY"
 REFERS TO THE AGENCY PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAINING  THE  RECORDS
 LISTED  IN  THIS SUBDIVISION AND INCLUDES ANY BOARD OF ELECTION, AS WELL
 AS GENERAL PURPOSE LOCAL GOVERNMENTS OR SPECIAL  PURPOSE  LOCAL  GOVERN-
 MENTS  THAT  ADMINISTER THEIR OWN ELECTIONS OR MAINTAIN THEIR OWN VOTING
 AND ELECTION RECORDS.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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