senate Bill S48A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides that the state legislature be subject to the same freedom of information laws as other state agencies; repealer

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May 23, 2012 print number 48a
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 04, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 05, 2011 referred to investigations and government operations

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S48 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9069
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§87 & 89, rpld §88, Pub Off L; amd §70-0113, En Con L; amd §713, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5300

S48 - Summary

Provides that the state legislature be subject to the same freedom of information laws as other state agencies.

S48 - Sponsor Memo

S48 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   48

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- 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, the environmental  conservation
  law  and  the  executive  law,  in  relation to freedom of information
  pertaining to legislative documents; and to repeal certain  provisions
  of the public officers law relating thereto

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

  Section 1. The section heading of section 87 of  the  public  officers
law,  as added by chapter 933 of the laws of 1977, is amended to read as
follows:
  Access to agency AND STATE LEGISLATIVE records.
  S 2. The opening paragraph  of  paragraph  (b)  of  subdivision  1  of
section  87  of the public officers law, as amended by chapter 80 of the
laws of 1983, is amended to read as follows:
  Each agency AND HOUSE OF THE STATE LEGISLATURE shall promulgate  rules
and  regulations,  in  conformity with this article and applicable rules
and regulations promulgated pursuant to the provisions of paragraph  (a)
of  this subdivision, and pursuant to such general rules and regulations
as may be promulgated by the committee on open government in  conformity
with  the  provisions of this article, pertaining to the availability of
records and procedures to be followed, including, but not limited to:
  S 3. The opening paragraph and  paragraph  (i)  of  subdivision  2  of
section 87 of the public officers law, the opening paragraph as added by
chapter  933 of the laws of 1977 and paragraph (i) as amended by chapter
154 of the laws of 2010, are amended to read as follows:
  Each agency AND HOUSE OF THE STATE LEGISLATURE  shall,  in  accordance
with its published rules, make available for public inspection and copy-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00172-02-1

S48A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9069
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§87 & 89, rpld §88, Pub Off L; amd §70-0113, En Con L; amd §713, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5300

S48A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that the state legislature be subject to the same freedom of information laws as other state agencies.

S48A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S48A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  48--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations -- recommitted to the Committee on Investigations  and
  Government  Operations  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 public officers law, the environmental conservation
  law and the executive law,  in  relation  to  freedom  of  information
  pertaining  to legislative documents; and to repeal certain provisions
  of the public officers law relating thereto

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

  Section  1.  The  section heading of section 87 of the public officers
law, as added by chapter 933 of the laws of 1977, is amended to read  as
follows:
  Access to agency AND STATE LEGISLATIVE records.
  S  2.  The  opening  paragraph  of  paragraph  (b) of subdivision 1 of
section 87 of the public officers law, as amended by chapter 80  of  the
laws of 1983, is amended to read as follows:
  Each  agency AND HOUSE OF THE STATE LEGISLATURE shall promulgate rules
and regulations, in conformity with this article  and  applicable  rules
and  regulations promulgated pursuant to the provisions of paragraph (a)
of this subdivision, and pursuant to such general rules and  regulations
as  may be promulgated by the committee on open government in conformity
with the provisions of this article, pertaining to the  availability  of
records and procedures to be followed, including, but not limited to:
  S  3.  The  opening  paragraph  and  paragraph (i) of subdivision 2 of
section 87 of the public officers law, the opening paragraph as added by
chapter 933 of the laws of 1977 and paragraph (i) as amended by  chapter
154 of the laws of 2010, are amended to read as follows:

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

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