assembly Bill A6007A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes local governments to deliver proposed local laws to members of their legislative bodies by means of e-mail

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 19, 2014 held for consideration in local governments
Feb 04, 2014 print number 6007a
Feb 04, 2014 amend and recommit to local governments
Jan 08, 2014 referred to local governments
Mar 13, 2013 referred to local governments

Multi-Sponsors

A6007 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3081
Law Section:
Municipal Home Rule Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §20, Munic Home R L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A7469, S4677
2011-2012: A1741, S800
2015-2016: A5444, A7376, S3018

A6007 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes local governments to deliver proposed local laws to members of their legislative bodies by means of e-mail.

A6007 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6007

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 13, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. GIGLIO -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Local Governments

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
county, the mayor in the case of a city or village or the supervisor  in
the  case  of  a  town  shall have certified as to the necessity for its
immediate passage and such local law be passed by the  affirmative  vote
of two-thirds of the total voting power of the legislative body.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Multi-Sponsors

A6007A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3081
Law Section:
Municipal Home Rule Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §20, Munic Home R L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A7469, S4677
2011-2012: A1741, S800
2015-2016: A5444, A7376, S3018

A6007A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes local governments to deliver proposed local laws to members of their legislative bodies by means of e-mail.

A6007A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6007--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 13, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GIGLIO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. STEC --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Local Governments -- recom-
  mitted to the Committee on Local Governments in accordance with Assem-
  bly Rule 3, sec. 2 --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

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 426 of the laws of 2013, 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 tables 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06882-03-4

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