senate Bill S1967A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

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

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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2012 print number 1967a
amend and recommit to commerce, economic development and small business
Jan 04, 2012 referred to commerce, economic development and small business
Jan 14, 2011 referred to commerce, economic development and small business

S1967 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1648A
Law Section:
State Administrative Procedure Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §102, add §202-f, St Ad Proc Act
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A8431

S1967 - 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.

S1967 - Sponsor Memo

S1967 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1967

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GIANARIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Commerce, Economic  Devel-
  opment and Small Business

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:
  S 202-F. PUBLIC HEARINGS. 1. WHENEVER A PUBLIC HEARING IS  HELD  ON  A
PROPOSED  RULE  PURSUANT  TO  THIS CHAPTER, UNLESS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04122-01-1

S1967A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1648A
Law Section:
State Administrative Procedure Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §102, add §202-f, St Ad Proc Act
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A8431

S1967A (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.

S1967A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1967A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1967--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GIANARIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Commerce, Economic  Devel-
  opment and Small Business -- recommitted to the Committee on Commerce,
  Economic Development and Small Business in accordance with Senate Rule
  6,  sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

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 section 155 of subpart B of part C of chap-
ter 62 of the laws of 2011, 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 department of corrections and community supervision.
  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.
                                                           LBD04122-03-1

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