|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|May 25, 2012||referred to investigations and government operations|
senate Bill S7487
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S7487 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7487 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7487 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the legislative law, in relation to requiring that committee and floor votes be made available online and that session and committee meetings be webcast PURPOSE: This legislation requires that committee and floor votes are made public online and that session and committee meeting are webcast. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Adds a new section to 54-c of the Legislative law which requires all committee and floor votes by the Senate and Assembly be listed online within 24 hours of the vote on each houses perspective website. This listing will include the bill number, date of vote, the summary of legislation from the legislative retrieval system, whether such vote was on the floor or in a committee and each member's vote listed as aye or nay. It is requires that every committee meeting of the Legislature and every session shall be webcast through the official website of each respective house. Section 2: This legislation will take effect on the 120th day after it shall have become law.
S7487 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7487 I N S E N A T E May 25, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MARCELLINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Government Operations AN ACT to amend the legislative law, in relation to requiring that committee and floor votes be made available online and that session and committee meetings be webcast THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The legislative law is amended by adding a new section 54-c to read as follows: S 54-C. COMMITTEE AND FLOOR VOTES AND COMMITTEE MEETINGS TO BE POSTED ONLINE. 1. ALL VOTES TAKEN ON THE FLOOR OF THE SENATE OR ASSEMBLY OR VOTES TAKEN IN ANY COMMITTEE OF THE LEGISLATURE SHALL BE LISTED ON THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF THE RESPECTIVE HOUSES WITHIN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS OF THE VOTE. SUCH LISTING SHALL INCLUDE THE BILL NUMBER, DATE OF VOTE, THE SUMMARY OF THE LEGISLATION FROM THE LEGISLATIVE RETRIEVAL SYSTEM, WHETH- ER SUCH VOTE WAS ON THE FLOOR OR IN A COMMITTEE AND EACH MEMBER'S VOTE LISTED AS AYE OR NAY. 2. EVERY COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE LEGISLATURE AND EVERY SESSION SHALL BE WEBCAST THROUGH THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF EACH RESPECTIVE HOUSE. S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD16000-02-2
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