senate Bill S8311

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Makes commissioners full time employees of the board

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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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.570
Feb 11, 2022 referred to elections

Votes

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Feb 28, 2022 - Elections committee Vote

S8311
5
1
committee
5
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Elections Committee Vote: Feb 28, 2022

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

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S8311 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9725
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-200, El L

S8311 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes commissioners full time employees of the board.

S8311 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8311 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8311
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 11, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAYER  -- 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  making  commissioners
   full time employees of the board
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subdivisions 2 and 3 of section 3-200 of the  election  law
 are amended to read as follows:
   2. Each board shall consist of two election commissioners WHO SHALL BE
 FULL  TIME  EMPLOYEES  OF  THE BOARD, except that the county legislative
 body of a county having a population of more than one hundred and twenty
 thousand may, by local law, increase  the  number  of  commissioners  to
 four,  to  be  appointed  as provided in this title.   Each of the major
 political parties shall be eligible to recommend appointment of an equal
 number of commissioners.
   3. In the city of New York the board shall consist of ten  commission-
 ers  of  election  WHO SHALL BE FULL TIME EMPLOYEES OF THE BOARD AND 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 registered voters of the same
 county.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13429-01-1


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