S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 17, 2013
Introduced by Sen. LANZA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
AN ACT to amend the legislative law, in relation to requiring that
member floor votes be made available online
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The legislative law is amended by adding a new section 54-c
to read as follows:
S 54-C. VOTES TO BE POSTED ONLINE. ALL VOTES TAKEN ON THE FLOOR OF THE
SENATE OR ASSEMBLY SHALL BE LISTED ON EACH MEMBER'S PAGE ON THE OFFICIAL
WEBSITE OF THEIR RESPECTIVE HOUSES WITHIN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS OF THE VOTE.
SUCH LISTING SHALL INCLUDE THE BILL NUMBER, DATE OF VOTE, THE SUMMARY OF
THE LEGISLATION FROM THE LEGISLATIVE RETRIEVAL SYSTEM AND THE MEMBER'S
VOTE LISTED AS YES OR NO. SUCH LISTING SHALL BE CLEARLY IDENTIFIED AS
"MEMBER'S VOTING RECORD" ON THE MEMBER'S PAGE OF THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF
THEIR RESPECTIVE HOUSE.
S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.