Bill Text: NY A05688 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Requires a joint report by the state board of elections and state education department concerning the safety of students and staff at schools used as polling places for elections.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-14 - referred to election law [A05688 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A05688-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          5688
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 14, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, COOK, MOSLEY -- Multi-Sponsored by
          -- M. of A.  ARROYO -- read once and  referred  to  the  Committee  on
          Election Law
        AN  ACT  requiring  a  joint  report by the state board of elections and
          state education department concerning the safety of students and staff
          at schools used as polling places for elections
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  The  state  board  of  elections  and the state education
     2  department shall jointly  examine,  evaluate  and  make  recommendations
     3  concerning  the  safety of students and staff at schools used as polling
     4  places for elections.
     5    § 2. The state board of elections and/or the state  education  depart-
     6  ment  may  request  and  shall receive from any subdivision, department,
     7  board, bureau, commission, office, agency or  other  instrumentality  of
     8  the  state  or  of any political subdivision thereof such assistance and
     9  data as it deems necessary or desirable to effectuate the  purposes  set
    10  forth in this act.
    11    §  3.  Within  six months of the effective date of this act, the state
    12  board of elections and the state education  department  shall  submit  a
    13  joint  report  of their findings, conclusions and recommendations to the
    14  governor and the legislature, and shall submit  with  such  report  such
    15  regulatory and legislative proposals as they deem necessary to implement
    16  their recommendations.
    17    § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD06610-01-9
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