S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 12, 2011
Introduced by Sen. PERKINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in relation to the definition
of a "public body"
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 102 of the public officers law, as
amended by chapter 704 of the laws of 1979 and such section as renum-
bered by chapter 652 of the laws of 1983, is amended to read as follows:
2. "Public body" means any entity, for which a quorum is required in
order to conduct public business and which consists of two or more
members, performing a governmental function for the state or for an
agency or department thereof, or for a public corporation as defined in
section sixty-six of the general construction law, or committee or
subcommittee or other similar body of such public body, AND ANY ENTITY
CONSISTING OF TWO OR MORE MEMBERS CREATED BY EXECUTIVE ORDER OF THE
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.