senate Bill S4141

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enacts the "legislative online digital paperwork reduction act"

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations
Mar 21, 2011 referred to investigations and government operations

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S4141 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6470
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add §44-b, Leg L; add §170-c, Exec L

S4141 - Summary

Enacts the "legislative online digital paperwork reduction act".

S4141 - Sponsor Memo

S4141 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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    S. 4141                                                  A. 6470

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                             March 21, 2011
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- Introduced by Sens. BALL, LIBOUS, ZELDIN -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Investigations and Government Operations

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  Introduced  by  M.  of A. TEDISCO, MALLIOTAKIS, BOYLE,
  THIELE,  AMEDORE,  McLAUGHLIN,  JORDAN,  P. LOPEZ  --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT  to amend the legislative law and the executive law, in relation
  to enacting the "legislative online digital paperwork reduction act"

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

  Section  1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "legisla-
tive online digital paperwork reduction act".
  S 2. The legislative law is amended by adding a new  section  44-b  to
read as follows:
  S  44-B. PRINTING OF DOCUMENTS. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF
LAW, THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY SHALL MAKE ALL LEGISLATIVE REPORTS, DIGESTS
AND RECORDS AVAILABLE ON THEIR RESPECTIVE  WEBSITES  IN  A  MANNER  THAT
ALLOWS SUCH REPORTS, DIGESTS AND RECORDS TO BE PRINTED.
  S  3.  The  executive  law is amended by adding a new section 170-c to
read as follows:
  S 170-C.  AVAILABILITY OF DOCUMENTS. EVERY STATE AGENCY IN  THE  STATE
SHALL  MAKE  ITS ANNUAL REPORTS AND ALL OTHER PUBLIC DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE
IN A DIGITAL FORMAT ON ITS WEBSITE IN A MANNER THAT ALLOWS SUCH  REPORTS
AND  DOCUMENTS  TO  BE PRINTED. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE TERM "STATE
AGENCY" SHALL MEAN ANY DEPARTMENT, BOARD, BUREAU, COMMISSION,  DIVISION,
OFFICE,  COUNCIL,  COMMITTEE  OR  OFFICE  OF THE STATE, A PUBLIC BENEFIT
CORPORATION OR PUBLIC AUTHORITY.
  S 4. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09791-03-1

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