2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 19 - ELECTIONS
Section 19:32-26.5 - Actions prior to expiration of suspension.


NJ Rev Stat § 19:32-26.5 (2013) What's This?

19:32-26.5 Actions prior to expiration of suspension.

3.Within 60 days prior to the expiration of the suspension provided for by section 2 of P.L.2013, c.17 (C.19:32-26.4), the governing body of a participating county shall undertake the following actions:

a.The governing body shall prepare a report in writing for the public and the Secretary of State on the impact of the suspension of the office of the superintendent of elections and the office of the deputy superintendent of elections during the three-year period of the suspension with respect to:

(1)the operation and administration of State, county, municipal, school, special and federal elections;

(2)the maintenance and distribution of voting machines;

(3)the administration of voter registration in the county; and

(4)the cost of conducting elections in the county.

The report shall be made public and submitted to the secretary no later than the 45th day following the expiration of the suspension.

b.The governing body shall decide whether to adopt an ordinance or resolution, as appropriate, within 60 days prior to the expiration of the suspension, with the adoption to be effective on the date of the expiration of the suspension, to either:

(1)abolish the office of the superintendent of elections and the office of the deputy superintendent of elections; or

(2)re-establish such offices as they existed prior to the suspension.

L.2013, c.17, s.3.


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