senate Bill S7380

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the open data law

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May 14, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations

S7380 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8197
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 6-B §§99-a - 99-i, Pub Off L; amd §103, St Tech L

S7380 - Summary

Establishes the open data law requiring the office of information technology services to establish an open data website and requiring covered state entities to publish certain data on such website.

S7380 - Sponsor Memo

S7380 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7380

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BOYLE  -- 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 and the state technology law, in
  relation to establishing the open data law

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

  Section  1. The public officers law is amended by adding a new article
6-B to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 6-B
                              OPEN DATA LAW
SECTION 99-A. SHORT TITLE.
        99-B. DEFINITIONS.
        99-C. OPEN DATA WEBSITE.
        99-D. DATA WORKING GROUP.
        99-E. PUBLICATION OF DATA.
        99-F. PARTICIPATION BY OTHER STATE ENTITIES AND POLITICAL SUBDI-
                VISIONS.
        99-G. GUIDELINES.
        99-H. REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.
        99-I. SEVERABILITY.
  S 99-A. SHORT TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE  CITED  AS
THE "OPEN DATA LAW".
  S  99-B.  DEFINITIONS.  AS  USED  IN THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS
SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1. "COVERED STATE ENTITY" SHALL  MEAN  ANY  STATE  DEPARTMENT,  BOARD,
BUREAU, DIVISION, COMMISSION, COMMITTEE, PUBLIC AUTHORITY, PUBLIC CORPO-
RATION,  COUNCIL,  OFFICE  OR  OTHER  GOVERNMENTAL  ENTITY  PERFORMING A
GOVERNMENTAL OR PROPRIETARY FUNCTION FOR THE STATE EXCEPT THE  JUDICIARY
OR THE STATE LEGISLATURE.
  2. "DATA" SHALL MEAN FINAL VERSIONS OF STATISTICAL OR FACTUAL INFORMA-
TION THAT:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11660-02-3

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