Bill Text: NY A01864 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Relates to the use of voting systems by municipalities; provides for the determination of actual expenses of the board.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-17 - referred to election law [A01864 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A01864-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 17, 2019
        Introduced  by M. of A. ABINANTI, GALEF -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Election Law
        AN ACT to amend the election law, in  relation  to  the  use  of  voting
          systems by municipalities
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 3-224 of the election law, as  amended  by  chapter
     2  180 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
     3    §  3-224. Voting [machines] systems; use of by other than the board of
     4  elections.   The board of  elections  [may]  shall,  whenever  possible,
     5  permit  towns, villages, school districts, fire, ambulance, water, sani-
     6  tation, police and other special districts  within  the  county  to  use
     7  voting  [machines]  systems and other equipment owned by it and used for
     8  the conduct of elections or for educational and instructional  purposes,
     9  upon  such  [rental and other] terms and conditions as shall be fixed by
    10  [it] the board of elections, including a determination of costs  not  to
    11  exceed  actual  expenses  of such board. Such board may similarly permit
    12  the use of such [machines] systems by associations and organizations for
    13  the conduct of elections where it judges  the  use  of  such  [machines]
    14  systems  for  elections conducted by such associations and organizations
    15  will be in the public interest.
    16    § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
    17  ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.