Freedom of Information Request Form
Thank you for your interest in the New York State Senate's work.
Please fill out the following form to complete your request for information. Note that requests for documents that do not exist in electronic format must be answered with hard copies which have a $0.25 per page fee.
Requests should be limited to New York State Senate information. Visitors seeking New York State Assembly information should visit the NY Assembly Information Request Page.
The Rules and Regulations relating to the public inspection and/or copying of certain legislative records have been adopted by the Temporary President of the Senate pursuant to Article 6 of the Public Officers Law, known as the Freedom of Information Law, and Rule XV of the Rules of the Senate. They are available for download in pdf format.
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Frequently-requested documents, and faster alternatives to FOIL.
Bills, Bill Data & Resolutions
|Bills and amendments||Open Legislation|
|Fiscal notes||FOIL form|
|Introducers’ bill memoranda||Open Legislation|
|Resolutions and amendments||Open Legislation|
|Index Records||FOIL form|
|Messages from Governor||FOIL form|
|Messages from Assembly||FOIL form|
|Home Rule Messages||FOIL form|
|Local Fiscal Impact Notes||FOIL form|
|Notifications re agency rules||FOIL form|
Sessions & Committee Meetings
|Transcripts or minutes of public sessions||Open Legislation|
|Journal records of public sessions including attendance and voting records||Open Legislation|
|Transcripts or minutes of meetings and hearings of committees and subcommittees||FOIL form|
|Attendance and voting records of standing committees||Open Legislation|
Manuals and Reports
|Administrative staff manuals and instructions||FOIL form|
|Reports and opinions to the Legislature||FOIL form|
|Reports, recommendations and opinions of committees, subcommittees or commissions, including minority or dissenting reports||FOIL aform|
|Names, public office addresses, titles and salaries of officers and employees||Open Data|
|Travel vouchers, standard vouchers, contracts and leases||FOIL form|
|Internal or external audits and statistical or factual tabulations re material otherwise available for public inspection and copying||FOIL form|
|Any other files, records, papers or documents required by law to be made available for public inspection and copying||FOIL form|