assembly Bill A7471A

Vetoed By Governor
2009-2010 Legislative Session

Prohibits certain agencies from charging for the process of a FOIL request made by state and local agencies or the state legislature

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status Via S4812 - Vetoed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (20)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 30, 2010 vetoed memo.6725
Jul 19, 2010 delivered to governor
Jun 23, 2010 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.288
substituted for a7471a
Jun 23, 2010 substituted by s4812a
rules report cal.288
reported
Jun 15, 2010 reported referred to rules
Apr 13, 2010 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 06, 2010 referred to governmental operations
Jun 10, 2009 ordered to third reading rules cal.204
rules report cal.204
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 03, 2009 print number 7471a
Jun 03, 2009 amend (t) and recommit to ways and means
reported referred to ways and means
Apr 09, 2009 referred to governmental operations

Votes

view votes

Jun 18, 2010 - Rules committee Vote

S4812A
20
0
committee
20
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show committee vote details

Jun 15, 2010 - Finance committee Vote

S4812A
31
0
committee
31
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show committee vote details

Apr 27, 2010 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S4812A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show committee vote details

Committee Vote: Apr 27, 2010

aye wr (1)

A7471 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4812
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §87, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A1727
2013-2014: A726
2015-2016: A939
2017-2018: A5047
2019-2020: A733

A7471 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits agencies from charging for the process of a FOIL request made by state and local agencies or the state legislature.

A7471 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7471

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 9, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL, KELLNER, GREENE, LANCMAN, PAULIN,
  FIELDS, SPANO, JAFFEE, DenDEKKER, MILLMAN, HOOPER,  CASTRO,  GABRYSZAK
  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  DINOWITZ, JOHN, KOON, MAGEE, MAYER-
  SOHN,  McENENY,  PEOPLES,  WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the public officers  law,  in  relation  to  prohibiting
  agencies from charging for the process of a FOIL request made by state
  and local agencies or the state legislature

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

  Section 1. Section 87 of the public officers law is amended by  adding
a new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6.  NOTWITHSTANDING  PARAGRAPHS (B) AND (C) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS
SECTION, AGENCIES SHALL NOT CHARGE OTHER STATE AND  LOCAL  AGENCIES,  OR
THE  STATE  LEGISLATURE, FEES FOR THE PROCESS OF A REQUEST MADE PURSUANT
TO THIS ARTICLE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10729-02-9

Co-Sponsors

view additional co-sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

view additional multi-sponsors

A7471A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4812
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §87, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A1727
2013-2014: A726
2015-2016: A939
2017-2018: A5047
2019-2020: A733

A7471A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits agencies from charging for the process of a FOIL request made by state and local agencies or the state legislature.

A7471A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

A7471A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7471--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 9, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL, KELLNER, LANCMAN, PAULIN, FIELDS,
  SPANO, JAFFEE, DenDEKKER, MILLMAN, HOOPER, CASTRO, GABRYSZAK,  MAISEL,
  EDDINGTON  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M. of A. DINOWITZ, JOHN, KOON,
  MAGEE, MAYERSOHN, McENENY, MENG, PEOPLES, WEISENBERG -- read once  and
  referred  to  the Committee on Governmental Operations -- reported and
  referred to the Committee on Ways and Means --  committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee

AN ACT to amend the public officers  law,  in  relation  to  prohibiting
  certain  agencies from charging for the process of a FOIL request made
  by state and local agencies or the state legislature

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

  Section  1. Section 87 of the public officers law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6. NOTWITHSTANDING PARAGRAPHS (B) AND (C) OF SUBDIVISION ONE  OF  THIS
SECTION,  AGENCIES  CONSTITUTING  PART  OF  THE  STATE GOVERNMENT OR THE
GOVERNMENT OF A CITY OF ONE MILLION PEOPLE  OR  MORE  SHALL  NOT  CHARGE
OTHER  STATE  AND LOCAL AGENCIES, OR THE STATE LEGISLATURE, FEES FOR THE
PROCESSING OF A REQUEST MADE IN FURTHERANCE OF THE  PERFORMANCE  OF  THE
OFFICIAL DUTIES OF THAT AGENCY OR THE STATE LEGISLATURE PURSUANT TO THIS
ARTICLE. HOWEVER, NOTHING IN THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL AUTHORIZE OR REQUIRE
ANY  CHARGES OR FEES FOR THE PROCESSING OF SUCH A REQUEST NOT AUTHORIZED
OR REQUIRED PRIOR TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10729-07-9

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.