assembly Bill A1741

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes local governments to deliver proposed local laws to members of their legislative bodies by means of e-mail

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Jan 24, 2012 held for consideration in local governments
Jan 04, 2012 referred to local governments
Jan 11, 2011 referred to local governments

A1741 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S800
Law Section:
Municipal Home Rule Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง20, Munic Home R L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A7469, S4677
2013-2014: A6007, S3081
2015-2016: A5444, A7376, S3018

A1741 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes local governments to deliver proposed local laws to members of their legislative bodies by means of e-mail.

A1741 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1741

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 11, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. GIGLIO -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Local Governments

AN  ACT to amend the municipal home rule law, in relation to authorizing
  the electronic transmission of proposed local laws  to  members  of  a
  local legislative body

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 20 of the municipal home rule law,
as amended by chapter 45 of the laws of 1974,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  4.  A  proposed  local  law  may be introduced only by a member of the
legislative body at a meeting of  such  body  or  as  may  be  otherwise
prescribed  by  the  rules of procedure adopted by the legislative body.
No such local law shall be passed until it shall have been in its  final
form  and  either  (a)  upon  the desks or table of the members at least
seven calendar days, exclusive of Sunday, prior to its final passage, or
(b) mailed to each of them in postpaid properly addressed  and  securely
closed  envelopes or wrappers in a post box or post office of the United
States post office department within the local government at  least  ten
calendar  days,  exclusive of Sunday, prior to its final passage, OR (C)
E-MAILED TO THE E-MAIL IN-BOX OF EACH OF THEM IN THE  PORTABLE  DOCUMENT
FORMAT  (PDF)  AT LEAST TEN CALENDAR DAYS, EXCLUSIVE OF SUNDAY, PRIOR TO
ITS FINAL PASSAGE, PROVIDED THAT (I) THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT HAS DOCUMENTED
THAT EACH MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATIVE BODY HAS AN E-MAIL ADDRESS, (II) THE
LOCAL GOVERNMENT HAS PUBLISHED SUCH E-MAIL ADDRESS ON THE BULLETIN BOARD
OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT  CLERK,  AND  (III)  THE  LEGISLATIVE  BODY  HAS
ADOPTED  A  RESOLUTION  AUTHORIZING SUCH ELECTRONIC DELIVERY; unless the
elective or appointive chief executive officer,  if  there  be  one,  or
otherwise  the  chairman  of  the board of supervisors, in the case of a
county, the mayor in the case of a city or village or the supervisor  in
the  case  of  a  town  shall have certified as to the necessity for its
immediate passage and such local law be passed by the  affirmative  vote
of two-thirds of the total voting power of the legislative body.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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