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File #: Int 0488-2011    Version: * Name: Requiring the New York City Board of Elections to post sample ballots on its website prior to elections.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations
On agenda: 3/2/2011
Enactment date: 12/12/2013 Law number: 2013/114
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring the New York City Board of Elections to post sample ballots on its website prior to elections.
Sponsors: Gale A. Brewer, Fernando Cabrera , Margaret S. Chin, Daniel Dromm , Lewis A. Fidler, Vincent J. Gentile, G. Oliver Koppell, Brad S. Lander, Jessica S. Lappin, Darlene Mealy, Rosie Mendez, Diana Reyna, Deborah L. Rose, James G. Van Bramer, Jumaane D. Williams, Michael C. Nelson, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Peter A. Koo, Daniel R. Garodnick, Annabel Palma, Inez E. Dickens, Charles Barron, Stephen T. Levin, Daniel J. Halloran III, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 25
Attachments: 1. Committee Report 11/21/13, 2. Hearing Testimony 11/21/13, 3. Int. 488- Posting Sample Ballots.doc, 4. Hearing Transcript 11/21/13, 5. Committee Report 11/25/13, 6. Hearing Transcript 11/25/13, 7. Fiscal Impact Statement, 8. Mayor's Letter, 9. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-26-13, 10. Local Law 114
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/12/2013*Gale A. Brewer City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/12/2013*Gale A. Brewer Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/12/2013*Gale A. Brewer Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/26/2013*Gale A. Brewer City Council Sent to Mayor by CouncilFail Action details Meeting details Not available
11/26/2013*Gale A. Brewer City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/25/2013*Gale A. Brewer Committee on Governmental Operations Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/25/2013*Gale A. Brewer Committee on Governmental Operations Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/21/2013*Gale A. Brewer Committee on Governmental Operations Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/21/2013*Gale A. Brewer Committee on Governmental Operations Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/2/2011*Gale A. Brewer City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/2/2011*Gale A. Brewer City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 488
 
By Council Members Brewer, Cabrera, Chin, Dromm, Fidler, Gentile, Koppell, Lander, Lappin, Mealy, Mendez, Reyna, Rose, Van Bramer, Williams, Nelson, Mark-Viverito, Koo, Garodnick, Palma, Dickens, Barron, Levin, Halloran and Ulrich  
 
 
A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to requiring the New York City Board of Elections to post sample ballots on its website prior to elections.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
Section 1. Chapter forty-six of the New York City Charter is amended by adding a new section 1056-b to read as follows:
§ 1056-b. Posting of sample ballots online by the board of elections.  The board of elections shall make available on its website, at least one week before an election, sample ballots that adhere to the requirements of section 7-118 of the election law.
§2. This local law shall take effect ninety days following enactment.
 
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