senate Bill S4706

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires the committee on open government to provide guidance to agencies on the development and maintenance of subject matter lists

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 13, 2012 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 07, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 06, 2012 2nd report cal.
Mar 05, 2012 1st report cal.275
Jan 04, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations
Apr 14, 2011 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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Mar 5, 2012 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Mar 5, 2012

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S4706 - Details

Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §89, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3803

S4706 - Summary

Requires the committee on open government to provide guidance to agencies on the development and maintenance of subject matter lists.

S4706 - Sponsor Memo

S4706 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4706

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 14, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in relation to providing  guid-
  ance  to agencies on the development and maintenance of subject matter
  lists

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

  Section  1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of section 89 of the public
officers law, as amended by chapter 182 of the laws of 2006, is  amended
to read as follows:
  (b) The committee shall:
  i. furnish to any agency advisory guidelines, opinions or other appro-
priate information regarding this article;
  ii.  furnish  to  any  person  advisory  opinions or other appropriate
information regarding this article;
  iii. promulgate rules and regulations with respect to the  implementa-
tion  of  subdivision  one  and  paragraph  (c)  of subdivision three of
section eighty-seven of this article;
  iv. request from any agency such assistance, services and  information
as  will  enable  the  committee to effectively carry out its powers and
duties;
  v. develop a form, which shall be made available on the internet, that
may be used by the public to request a record; [and]
  vi. PROVIDE GUIDANCE TO AGENCIES ON THE DEVELOPMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF
REASONABLY DETAILED CURRENT LISTS BY SUBJECT MATTER OF  ALL  RECORDS  IN
THE  POSSESSION OF SUCH AGENCIES, WHICH MAY INCLUDE THE DISSEMINATION OF
MODEL LISTS IN PRINT OR ELECTRONIC FORMAT AND THE  RECOGNITION  OF  BEST
PRACTICES  BY  AGENCIES AND, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE STATE ARCHIVES AND
RECORDS ADMINISTRATION, DEVELOP AND  PROVIDE  GUIDANCE  ON  THE  USE  OF

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10892-01-1

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