assembly Bill A8431

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Authorizes the use of innovative techniques to enhance public participation in the rule making process

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Jan 06, 2010 referred to governmental operations
May 20, 2009 referred to governmental operations

A8431 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
State Administrative Procedure Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §102, add §202-f, St Ad Proc Act
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A1648
2013-2014: A142
2015-2016: A5829
2017-2018: A6454, A9737
2019-2020: A6859

A8431 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the use of innovative techniques to enhance public participation in the rule making process; provides that use of such techniques shall in no way otherwise diminish public participation in the rule making process; establishes a three year pilot project for seven major regulatory agencies to hold public hearings upon petition of 125 or more New York residents.

A8431 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  8431

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 20, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GIANARIS,  LUPARDO, STIRPE, LANCMAN, CAHILL,
  PERALTA, KOON, JAFFEE,  ESPAILLAT,  GALEF,  CASTRO,  REILLY,  COOK  --
  Multi-Sponsored  by  -- M. of A. BARRA, BING, GOTTFRIED, MAGEE, McKEV-
  ITT, MENG, MOLINARO, ORTIZ, SALADINO, SWEENEY, THIELE -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the state administrative procedure act, in  relation  to
  public  hearings  on  proposed  rules; and providing for the repeal of
  such provisions upon expiration thereof

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1 of section 102 of the state administrative
procedure act, as amended by chapter 635 of the laws of 1995, is amended
to read as follows:
  1. "Agency" means any department, board, bureau, commission, division,
office, council, committee or officer of the state, or a public  benefit
corporation  or  public  authority  at  least  one  of  whose members is
appointed by the governor, authorized by law to make rules  or  to  make
final  decisions  in  adjudicatory proceedings but shall not include the
governor, agencies in the legislative and  judicial  branches,  agencies
created  by  interstate compact or international agreement, the division
of military and naval affairs to the extent it exercises  its  responsi-
bility for military and naval affairs, the division of state police, the
identification and intelligence unit of the division of criminal justice
services,  the  state  insurance fund, the unemployment insurance appeal
board, and except for purposes of subdivision one of section two hundred
two-d AND SECTION TWO  HUNDRED  TWO-F  of  this  chapter,  the  workers'
compensation  board and except for purposes of article two of this chap-
ter, the state division of parole and  the  department  of  correctional
services.
  S 2. The state administrative procedure act is amended by adding a new
section 202-f to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11876-01-9

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