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A01115 Summary:

BILL NOA01115
 
SAME ASSAME AS S00309
 
SPONSORPaulin
 
COSPNSRGalef, Abinanti, Dickens, Gottfried, Pichardo, Reyes, Rivera J, Sayegh, Montesano, Simon, DeStefano, Cook, Epstein, Kelles, McDonald, Woerner, Rosenthal L, Lupardo, Jackson, Rajkumar, Forrest, Carroll, Burdick, Dinowitz, Bichotte Hermelyn, Thiele, Englebright, Jacobson, Fahy, Durso, Gallagher, Mamdani
 
MLTSPNSRMikulin
 
Amd §7-202, El L
 
Relates to construction of voting machines and systems.
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A01115 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          1115
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                     January 7, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PAULIN, GALEF, ABINANTI, DICKENS, GOTTFRIED,
          PICHARDO, REYES, J. RIVERA, SAYEGH, MONTESANO, SIMON, DeSTEFANO, COOK,
          EPSTEIN -- read once and referred to the Committee on Election Law
 
        AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to construction of  voting
          machines and systems

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Paragraphs s and t of subdivision 1 of section 7-202 of the
     2  election law, as added by chapter 181 of the laws of 2005,  are  amended
     3  and a new paragraph u is added to read as follows:
     4    s.  permit alternative language accessibility pursuant to the require-
     5  ments of section 203 of  the  Voting  Rights  Act  of  1965  (42  U.S.C.
     6  1973aa-1a)  such  that  it  must  have  the capacity to display the full
     7  ballot in the alternative  languages  required  by  the  federal  Voting
     8  Rights  Act  if  such  voting machine or system is to be used where such
     9  alternative languages are required or where the local board  deems  such
    10  feature necessary; [and]
    11    t.  not  include  any  device  or functionality potentially capable of
    12  externally transmitting or receiving data via the internet or via  radio
    13  waves or via other wireless means[.]; and
    14    u.  be  constructed  so  that,  after  the paper ballot is cast by the
    15  voter, the voting machine or system never passes the cast ballot under a
    16  printer that can print votes onto the ballot, including as a  result  of
    17  unauthorized, malicious and/or faulty software and/or firmware.
    18    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD02135-01-1
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