senate Bill S945

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Amends election law to accurately reflect proper cross reference

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate & Assembly

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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view actions (11)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 17, 2023 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.109
substituted for a4072
Mar 31, 2023 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 13, 2023 advanced to third reading
Mar 09, 2023 2nd report cal.
Mar 08, 2023 1st report cal.459
Jan 09, 2023 referred to elections

S945 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §9-211, El L

S945 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Amends election law to accurately reflect proper cross reference relating to the operational failure of a voting machine.

S945 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S945 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                              January 9, 2023
 Introduced  by Sen. GIANARIS -- 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  technical
   corrections thereto

   Section 1. Subdivision 6 of section 9-211  of  the  election  law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  763  of  the  laws  of 2021, is amended to read as
   6. Notwithstanding subdivision [four]  FIVE  of  this  section,  if  a
 voting  machine  or  system is found to have failed to record votes in a
 manner indicating an operational failure, the board of canvassers  shall
 use  the  voter  verifiable audit records to determine the votes cast on
 such machine or system, provided such records were not also impaired  by
 the operational failure of the voting machine or system.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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