senate Bill S4798

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the ability of government agencies in New York to claim copyright protection

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
Jan 23, 2014 advanced to third reading
Jan 22, 2014 2nd report cal.
Jan 14, 2014 1st report cal.26
Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
Jun 04, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2013 1st report cal.839
Apr 24, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

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Jan 14, 2014 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Jan 14, 2014

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May 30, 2013 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: May 30, 2013

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S4798 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1700
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง89, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1837, A6787
2009-2010: S3659B, A5726B

S4798 - Summary

Waives the ability of government agencies in New York to claim copyright protection except where the record reflects artistic creation, or scientific or academic research, or if the agency intends to distribute the record of derivative work based on it to the public by sale or other transfer of ownership.

S4798 - Sponsor Memo

S4798 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4798

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in relation to the  ability  of
  government agencies in New York to claim copyright protection

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

  Section 1. Section 89 of the public officers law is amended by  adding
a new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10.  ANY  COPYRIGHT IN A RECORD PREPARED BY AN AGENCY THAT IS REQUIRED
TO BE DISCLOSED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS  ARTICLE  IS  WAIVED,
EXCEPT  WHERE  THE  RECORD  REFLECTS  ARTISTIC  CREATION,  SCIENTIFIC OR
ACADEMIC RESEARCH, OR IF THE AGENCY INTENDS TO DISTRIBUTE THE RECORD  OR
A DERIVATIVE WORK BASED ON IT TO THE PUBLIC BY SALE OR OTHER TRANSFER OF
OWNERSHIP,  OR  BY  RENTAL, LEASE, OR LICENSE.   IF ANY OF THE FOREGOING
EXCEPTIONS APPLY, THE ENTITY FROM WHICH THE RECORD IS SOUGHT MAY IN  ITS
DISCRETION ELECT TO WAIVE ANY SUCH COPYRIGHT.
  S  2.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04858-01-3

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