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File #: Int 1840-2019    Version: * Name: Voting machine technicians on election days.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Governmental Operations
On agenda: 12/19/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to voting machine technicians on election days
Sponsors: Paul A. Vallone, Farah N. Louis, Justin L. Brannan, Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Summary: This bill would require the New York City Board of Elections to assign at least one voting machine technician for every five poll sites on an election day, and for such technician to be located within proximity to such poll sites while they are open.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1840, 2. Int. No. 1840, 3. December 19, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-19-19, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - December 19, 2019

Int. No. 1840

 

By Council Members Vallone, Louis, Brannan and Kallos

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to voting machine technicians on election days

 

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. Voting machine technicians. For the day of any primary, run-off primary, general or special election, the board of elections in the city of New York shall appoint and assign no less than one voting machine technician, as described in section 3-302 of the election law, for every five poll sites, for the purposes of repairing voting machines at such poll sites during the time such poll sites are open and to be located within reasonable proximity to such poll sites for the duration of such day of election.

                     § 2.  This local law takes immediately.

 

 

 

 

BJR

LS # 8945

2/19/19