|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 10, 2023||referred to election law|
delivered to assembly
|Jan 09, 2023||ordered to third reading cal.10|
reported and committed to rules
|Jan 05, 2023||referred to elections|
senate Bill S611
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
(D, WF) 48th Senate District
(D, WF) 52nd Senate District
S611 (ACTIVE) - Details
S611 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S611 SPONSOR: MAYER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the election law, in relation to making commissioners full time employees of the board PURPOSE: To end the actual and perceived conflicts of interests of board of elections employees caused by outside income related to the adminis- tration of elections and supervision of elections in which they are candidates. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. sets forth a ban on board of elections engaging in a trade or business activity in which creates or may tend to create an actual or potential conflict of interest and requires board of elections employees to take a leave of absence when running for an office supervised by the board at which they are employed during their candidacy.
S611 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 611 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 5, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sens. MAYER, MAY -- 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. LBD02147-01-3
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