assembly Bill A2097C

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires that committee and floor votes be made available online and that session and committee meetings be webcast

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 18, 2014 print number 2097c
Mar 18, 2014 amend (t) and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 08, 2014 referred to governmental operations
Apr 01, 2013 print number 2097b
Apr 01, 2013 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Mar 12, 2013 print number 2097a
Mar 12, 2013 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 09, 2013 referred to governmental operations

A2097 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3046
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add §54-c, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7487
2015-2016: A1887, S1909
2017-2018: A1621, S1748

A2097 - Summary

Requires that committee and floor votes be made available online and that session and committee meetings be webcast.

A2097 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2097

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. HEVESI -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental 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.
                                                           LBD03224-01-3

A2097A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3046
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add §54-c, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7487
2015-2016: A1887, S1909
2017-2018: A1621, S1748

A2097A - Summary

Requires that committee and floor votes be made available online and that session and committee meetings be webcast.

A2097A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2097--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. HEVESI -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on  Governmental  Operations  --  committee  discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

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,  OR
TO  THE  EXTENT PRACTICABLE, OF THE VOTE. SUCH LISTING SHALL INCLUDE THE
BILL NUMBER, DATE OF VOTE, THE  SUMMARY  OF  THE  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, NAY, EXCUSED, ABSENT OR
ABSTAIN.
  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.
                                                           LBD03224-03-3

A2097B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3046
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add §54-c, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7487
2015-2016: A1887, S1909
2017-2018: A1621, S1748

A2097B - Summary

Requires that committee and floor votes be made available online and that session and committee meetings be webcast.

A2097B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2097--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. HEVESI -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on  Governmental  Operations  --  committee  discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
  again  reported from said committee with amendments, ordered reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to said committee

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
SUCH  VOTE,  TO  THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE.  SUCH LISTING SHALL INCLUDE THE
BILL NUMBER, DATE OF VOTE, THE  SUMMARY  OF  THE  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, NAY, EXCUSED, ABSENT OR
ABSTAIN.
  2. EVERY COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE LEGISLATURE AND EVERY SESSION  SHALL
BE  WEBCAST THROUGH THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF EACH RESPECTIVE HOUSE TO THE
EXTENT PRACTICABLE.
  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.
                                                           LBD03224-05-3

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A2097C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3046
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add §54-c, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7487
2015-2016: A1887, S1909
2017-2018: A1621, S1748

A2097C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that committee and floor votes be made available online and that session and committee meetings be webcast.

A2097C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2097--C

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. HEVESI -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on  Governmental  Operations  --  committee  discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
  again  reported from said committee with amendments, ordered reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to said committee  --  recommitted  to  the
  Committee  on Governmental Operations in accordance with Assembly Rule
  3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

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 live webcast and archived

  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
SUCH VOTE, TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE.   SUCH LISTING SHALL  INCLUDE  THE
BILL  NUMBER,  DATE  OF  VOTE,  THE  SUMMARY OF THE 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, NAY, EXCUSED, ABSENT  OR
ABSTAIN.
  2.  EVERY  COMMITTEE  MEETING AND HEARING OF THE LEGISLATURE AND EVERY
SESSION SHALL BE LIVE WEBCAST AND ARCHIVED THROUGH THE OFFICIAL  WEBSITE
OF EACH RESPECTIVE HOUSE TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it  shall  have  become a law; provided, however, that the obligation to
archive webcasts of committee meetings, hearings  and  sessions  of  the
legislature  as  provided in section one of this act shall only apply to
webcasts occurring on or after the effective date of this act.

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