assembly Bill A726

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits certain agencies from charging for the process of a FOIL request made by state and local agencies or the state legislature

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Jun 09, 2014 reported referred to rules
Jun 03, 2014 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 08, 2014 referred to governmental operations
Jun 17, 2013 ordered to third reading rules cal.292
rules report cal.292
reported
Jun 11, 2013 reported referred to rules
Jun 04, 2013 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 09, 2013 referred to governmental operations

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A726 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Rules
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง87, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A7471
2011-2012: A1727
2015-2016: A939
2017-2018: A5047
2019-2020: A733

A726 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits agencies from charging for the process of a FOIL request made by state and local agencies or the state legislature.

A726 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   726

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. ROSENTHAL, KELLNER, PAULIN, JAFFEE, DenDEKKER,
  MILLMAN, HOOPER, CASTRO, GABRYSZAK, MAISEL -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
  of A. DINOWITZ, MAGEE, PEOPLES-STOKES, WEISENBERG  --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public officers law, in relation to prohibiting
  certain agencies from charging for the process of a FOIL request  made
  by state and local agencies or the state legislature

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

  Section 1. Section 87 of the public officers law is amended by  adding
a new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6.  NOTWITHSTANDING  PARAGRAPHS (B) AND (C) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS
SECTION, AGENCIES CONSTITUTING PART  OF  THE  STATE  GOVERNMENT  OR  THE
GOVERNMENT  OF  A  CITY  OF  ONE MILLION PEOPLE OR MORE SHALL NOT CHARGE
OTHER STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES, OR THE STATE LEGISLATURE, FEES  FOR  THE
PROCESSING  OF  A  REQUEST MADE IN FURTHERANCE OF THE PERFORMANCE OF THE
OFFICIAL DUTIES OF THAT AGENCY OR THE STATE LEGISLATURE PURSUANT TO THIS
ARTICLE. HOWEVER, NOTHING IN THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL AUTHORIZE OR REQUIRE
ANY CHARGES OR FEES FOR THE PROCESSING OF SUCH A REQUEST NOT  AUTHORIZED
OR REQUIRED PRIOR TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02343-01-3

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