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File #: Int 1072-2018    Version: * Name: Availability of online training for election inspectors, election coordinators and poll clerks.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations
On agenda: 8/8/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the availability of online training for election inspectors, election coordinators and poll clerks
Sponsors: Keith Powers , Alicka Ampry-Samuel , Karen Koslowitz, Robert F. Holden, Diana Ayala
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Summary: This bill would require the New York City Board of elections to provide a secure website for the providing of required training to poll workers, to offer poll workers a choice between an online training or an in-person training, and to compensate poll workers equally regardless of the method of training selected.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1072, 2. Int. No. 1072, 3. August 8, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files

Int. No. 1072

 

By Council Members Powers, Ampry-Samuel, Koslowitz, Holden and Ayala

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the availability of online training for election inspectors, election coordinators and poll clerks

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

                     Section 1.  Chapter 46 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new section 1057-g to read as follows:

                     § 1057-g Online training for election inspectors and poll clerks. a. The board of elections in the city of New York shall provide a secure website that allows election inspectors, election coordinators and poll clerks, as those terms are defined in sections 3-400 and 3-401 of the election law, to complete the training required pursuant to subdivision 3 of section 3-412 of the election law online. The training provided by the secure website will comply with all curriculum and examination requirements of the board of elections of the state of New York as well as the requirements of the New York state election law.

                     b. The board of elections in the city of New York shall offer election inspectors, election coordinators and poll clerks the choice of using either an online training or an in-person training to complete the training required pursuant to subdivision 3 of section 3-412 of the election law.

                     c. Election inspectors, election coordinators and poll clerks shall be compensated for the completion of an online training in a manner equivalent to the compensation for the corresponding in-person training, pursuant to subdivision 2 of section 3-420 of the election law.

                     § 2.  This local law takes effect one year after it becomes law.

 

 

 

TCJ/BJR

LS # 7142

6/28/18