N.Y. Election Law Section 7-204
Contracts for purchase of voting machines or systems


1.

All contracts for purchase of voting machines or systems of types approved by the state board of elections shall include, but not be limited to, requirements that the vendors provide assistance in training board of elections personnel in the operation of such machines or systems and any ancillary equipment, assistance in the conduct of all elections conducted during the first year in which each such machine or system is used and at least five years of service for all such machines or systems and ancillary equipment.

2.

All such contracts shall also require the vendor to guarantee in writing to keep such machines and systems in good working order for at least five years without additional cost and to perform satisfactorily its training and service obligations under the contract and to give a sufficient bond conditioned to that effect.

3.

The state board of elections, in consultation with the office of general services, shall issue regulations specifying the manner in which contracts must be drawn in order to comply with the provisions of this section.

4.

Purchase contracts for purchase of voting machines or systems of types approved by the state board of elections may not become effective until a date at least ten days after copies of such contracts are received by the state board of elections unless, within such ten day period, such board of elections notifies the local board of elections which submitted such contract that such contract does not meet requirements of this chapter or the regulations of the state board of elections.

Source: Section 7-204 — Contracts for purchase of voting machines or systems, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ELN/7-204 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Accessed:
Dec. 2, 2023

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 7-204’s source at nysenate​.gov

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