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S00886 Summary:

Amd 8-100, El L
Provides that public schools within New York state are not open for regular classes on any primary election day.
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S00886 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2015-2016 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                     January 7, 2015
        Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Elections  --  recommitted
          to the Committee on Elections in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8
          --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
          and recommitted to said committee

        AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to providing  that  public
          schools  within  New  York state are not open for regular classes with
          their students on any primary election day
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Section  8-100 of the election law is amended by adding a
     2  new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
     3    5. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, on  any
     4  day  on  which a primary election is conducted pursuant to paragraph (a)
     5  or (b) of subdivision one of this section, and such election is held  in
     6  a  public  school,  such  school  shall not conduct any classes or other
     7  activities within its  buildings  which  require  the  presence  of  the
     8  students enrolled therein.
     9    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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