senate Bill S6847A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes state agencies to publish certain rule making notices by electronic means

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2014 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 03, 2014 amended on third reading 6847a
Jun 02, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 29, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 28, 2014 1st report cal.964
Mar 19, 2014 referred to commerce, economic development and small business

Co-Sponsors

S6847 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9813A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
State Administrative Procedure Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§202, 202-bb & 202-d, St Ad Proc Act; amd §§101-a, 146, 148 & 149, Exec L; amd §87, Leg L

S6847 - Summary

Authorizes state agencies to publish and transmit certain rule making notices by electronic means; provides for the provision of the state register by electronic means; authorizes the legislative administrative regulations review commission to accept data transmitted by electronic means.

S6847 - Sponsor Memo

S6847 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6847

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 19, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. VALESKY, CARLUCCI, KLEIN -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and  when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on
  Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business

AN  ACT  to  amend the state administrative procedure act, the executive
  law and the legislative law, in relation to the transmittal of certain
  records by electronic means

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

  Section  1.  Section 201 of the state administrative procedure act, as
amended by chapter 331 of the laws  of  1992,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  S 201. Adoption of procedures; plain language.  1. This article estab-
lishes minimum procedures for all agencies, provided, however, an agency
may  adopt  by rule additional procedures not inconsistent with statute.
Each agency shall strive to ensure that, to the maximum  extent  practi-
cal, its rules, regulations and related documents are written in a clear
and coherent manner, using words with common and everyday meanings.
  2.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  PROVISION  OF  THIS  ARTICLE  OR  ANY  OTHER
PROVISION OF LAW, AGENCIES SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO TRANSMIT, BY ELECTRON-
IC MEANS IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE THREE OF THE STATE  TECHNOLOGY  LAW,
ANY  NOTICE,  REPORT,  AGENDA  OR  OTHER DATA REQUIRED TO BE PROVIDED OR
SUBMITTED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE.
  S 2. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 1 of section 202 of the state admin-
istrative procedure act, as added by chapter 17 of the laws of 1984,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (c)  When appropriate in the judgment of the agency, a notice may also
be published in newspapers of general circulation and in trade, industry
or professional publications as the agency may select, AND MAY BE POSTED
ON THE AGENCY'S INTERNET WEBSITE, AND MAY BE TRANSMITTED  TO  NEWSPAPERS
AND  TRADE, INDUSTRY OR PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS BY ELECTRONIC MEANS IN
ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE THREE OF THE STATE TECHNOLOGY LAW.
  S 3. Subdivision 6-a of section 202 of the state administrative proce-
dure act, as added by chapter 850 of the laws of  1990,  paragraphs  (a)
and  (b)  as  amended  by chapter 171 of the laws of 1994, is amended to
read as follows:
  6-a. Distribution of rule making  information.  (a)  An  agency  shall
transmit  a  copy  of  any  rule making notice prepared pursuant to this

Co-Sponsors

S6847A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9813A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
State Administrative Procedure Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§202, 202-bb & 202-d, St Ad Proc Act; amd §§101-a, 146, 148 & 149, Exec L; amd §87, Leg L

S6847A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes state agencies to publish and transmit certain rule making notices by electronic means; provides for the provision of the state register by electronic means; authorizes the legislative administrative regulations review commission to accept data transmitted by electronic means.

S6847A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6847A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6847--A
    Cal. No. 964

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 19, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. VALESKY, CARLUCCI, KLEIN -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and  when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on
  Commerce,  Economic Development and Small Business -- reported favora-
  bly from said committee, ordered to first and second  report,  ordered
  to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place
  in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend the state administrative procedure act, the executive
  law and the legislative law, in relation to the transmittal of certain
  records by electronic means

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

  Section  1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 1 of section 202 of the state
administrative procedure act, as added by chapter  17  of  the  laws  of
1984, is amended to read as follows:
  (c)  When appropriate in the judgment of the agency, a notice may also
be published in newspapers of general circulation and in trade, industry
or professional publications as the agency may select, AND MAY BE POSTED
ON THE AGENCY'S INTERNET WEBSITE, AND MAY BE TRANSMITTED  TO  NEWSPAPERS
AND  TRADE, INDUSTRY OR PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS BY ELECTRONIC MEANS IN
ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE THREE OF THE STATE TECHNOLOGY LAW.
  S 2. Subdivision 6-a of section 202 of the state administrative proce-
dure act, as added by chapter 850 of the laws of  1990,  paragraphs  (a)
and  (b)  as  amended  by chapter 171 of the laws of 1994, is amended to
read as follows:
  6-a. Distribution of rule making  information.  (a)  An  agency  shall
transmit  a  copy  of  any  rule making notice prepared pursuant to this
article to the governor, the temporary  president  of  the  senate,  the
speaker  of  the assembly, the administrative regulations review commis-
sion and the office of regulatory and management assistance at the  time
such  notice  is  submitted to the secretary of state for publication in
the state register. Such transmittal shall  include  the  complete  rule
text,  regulatory  impact  statement,  regulatory  flexibility analysis,
rural area flexibility analysis, or revisions  thereof,  and  any  other
information  submitted  to the secretary of state pursuant to this arti-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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