|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 19, 2012||referred to local governments|
delivered to assembly
|Jan 18, 2012||advanced to third reading|
|Jan 10, 2012||2nd report cal.|
|Jan 09, 2012||1st report cal.3|
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to local government|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|Feb 07, 2011||referred to local governments|
delivered to assembly
|Feb 01, 2011||advanced to third reading|
|Jan 31, 2011||2nd report cal.|
|Jan 25, 2011||1st report cal.18|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to local government|
senate Bill S800
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S800 - Details
S800 - Summary
Authorizes local governments to deliver proposed local laws to members of their legislative bodies by means of e-mail.
S800 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S800 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the municipal home rule law, in relation to authorizing the electronic transmission of proposed local laws to members of a local legislative body PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Authorizes local governments to deliver proposed local laws to members of their legislative bodies by means of email. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. Outlines the methods in which proposed local laws shall be introduced to members of a local legislative body. Includes email of the proposed local law in Portable Document Format (POP) as an acceptable method of notice of introduction to other members of the local legislative body, which is required for passage. Outlines rules that must be followed in order for email to be acceptable. Section 2. Says the act shall take effect immediately. JUSTIFICATION: In today's world, email and the internet in general have become a primary means of communication and correspondence between billions of people around the world. New York State Municipal Home Rule Law
S800 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 800 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sens. YOUNG, BONACIC, DeFRANCISCO, RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government AN ACT to amend the municipal home rule law, in relation to authorizing the electronic transmission of proposed local laws to members of a local legislative body THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 20 of the municipal home rule law, as amended by chapter 45 of the laws of 1974, is amended to read as follows: 4. A proposed local law may be introduced only by a member of the legislative body at a meeting of such body or as may be otherwise prescribed by the rules of procedure adopted by the legislative body. No such local law shall be passed until it shall have been in its final form and either (a) upon the desks or table of the members at least seven calendar days, exclusive of Sunday, prior to its final passage, or (b) mailed to each of them in postpaid properly addressed and securely closed envelopes or wrappers in a post box or post office of the United States post office department within the local government at least ten calendar days, exclusive of Sunday, prior to its final passage, OR (C) E-MAILED TO THE E-MAIL IN-BOX OF EACH OF THEM IN THE PORTABLE DOCUMENT FORMAT (PDF) AT LEAST TEN CALENDAR DAYS, EXCLUSIVE OF SUNDAY, PRIOR TO ITS FINAL PASSAGE, PROVIDED THAT (I) THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT HAS DOCUMENTED THAT EACH MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATIVE BODY HAS AN E-MAIL ADDRESS, (II) THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT HAS PUBLISHED SUCH E-MAIL ADDRESS ON THE BULLETIN BOARD OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CLERK, AND (III) THE LEGISLATIVE BODY HAS ADOPTED A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SUCH ELECTRONIC DELIVERY; unless the elective or appointive chief executive officer, if there be one, or otherwise the chairman of the board of supervisors, in the case of a EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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