assembly Bill A8785C

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the disclosure of records by the port authority of New York and New Jersey

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 27, 2014 approval memo.28
signed chap.534
Dec 17, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.399
substituted for a8785c
Jun 18, 2014 substituted by s6718c
Jun 17, 2014 ordered to third reading rules cal.399
rules report cal.399
reported
Jun 12, 2014 print number 8785c
Jun 12, 2014 amend (t) and recommit to rules
Jun 03, 2014 reported referred to rules
May 29, 2014 print number 8785b
May 29, 2014 amend and recommit to codes
May 19, 2014 print number 8785a
May 19, 2014 amend and recommit to codes
May 06, 2014 reported referred to codes
Feb 14, 2014 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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Mar 24, 2014 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

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Committee Vote: Mar 24, 2014

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A8785 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6718
Law Section:
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Laws Affected:
Add Art XV-B, §1 of Chap 154 of 1921

A8785 - Summary

Relates to the disclosure of records and meetings by the port authority of New York and New Jersey to the public; provides that the state law with the greatest rights of access shall be deemed to apply where laws conflict.

A8785 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8785

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 14, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PAULIN, BRENNAN, ENGLEBRIGHT, BUCHWALD, SCARBOR-
  OUGH,  GALEF,  OTIS,  CAHILL,  CLARK,  COLTON,  DINOWITZ,   GOTTFRIED,
  GUNTHER,  JAFFEE,  ROSA,  SIMOTAS,  SKOUFIS, STECK, TITONE, ZEBROWSKI,
  MONTESANO, BORELLI, FITZPATRICK, LUPINACCI,  McKEVITT,  RA  --  Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of A. BARCLAY, BRAUNSTEIN, CAMARA, COOK, DenDEKKER,
  GLICK, JACOBS, McDONOUGH, MOSLEY, SCHIMEL, SWEENEY, THIELE, WEISENBERG
  --  read  once and referred to the Committee on Corporations, Authori-
  ties and Commissions

AN ACT to amend chapter 154 of the laws of 1921  relating  to  the  port
  authority of New York and New Jersey, in relation to the disclosure of
  records and meetings

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

  Section 1. Section 1 of chapter 154 of the laws of  1921  relating  to
the port authority of New York and New Jersey is amended by adding a new
article XV-B to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE XV-B.

  1.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY PROVISION TO THE CONTRARY, THE RECORDS OF THE
PORT AUTHORITY AND MEETINGS OF THE BOARD, AS WELL AS ITS COMMITTEES  AND
SUBCOMMITTEES  CONSISTING OF TWO OR MORE COMMISSIONERS, SHALL BE OPEN TO
THE PUBLIC IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF NEW YORK, ARTICLES 6, 6-A  AND
7  OF  THE  PUBLIC  OFFICERS LAW, AND NEW JERSEY, NJSA 47:1A ET SEQ. AND
NJSA 10:4-8 ET SEQ., PERTAINING TO THE DISCLOSURE OF GOVERNMENT  RECORDS
AND PUBLIC ACCESS TO MEETINGS OF GOVERNMENT BODIES.
  2.  WHEN  THERE  IS INCONSISTENCY BETWEEN THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW
YORK AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY, THE LAW THAT PROVIDES  THE
GREATEST RIGHTS OF ACCESS SHALL BE DEEMED TO APPLY.
  3.  ANY AGGRIEVED PERSON SHALL HAVE STANDING TO SEEK TO COMPEL COMPLI-
ANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW IN EITHER THE STATE OF  NEW  YORK  PURSUANT  TO
ARTICLE  78  OF  THE  CIVIL  PRACTICE  LAW AND RULES OR THE STATE OF NEW
JERSEY PURSUANT TO NJSA 47:1-A ET SEQ. AND NJSA 10:4-8 ET SEQ.  WHEN THE
LAWS OF EITHER STATE WOULD AUTHORIZE THE INITIATION OF SUCH  A  PROCEED-
ING.

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

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A8785A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6718
Law Section:
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Laws Affected:
Add Art XV-B, §1 of Chap 154 of 1921

A8785A - Summary

Relates to the disclosure of records and meetings by the port authority of New York and New Jersey to the public; provides that the state law with the greatest rights of access shall be deemed to apply where laws conflict.

A8785A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8785--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 14, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PAULIN, BRENNAN, ENGLEBRIGHT, BUCHWALD, SCARBOR-
  OUGH,  GALEF,  OTIS,  CAHILL,  CLARK,  COLTON,  DINOWITZ,   GOTTFRIED,
  GUNTHER,  JAFFEE,  ROSA,  SIMOTAS,  SKOUFIS, STECK, TITONE, ZEBROWSKI,
  MONTESANO, BORELLI, FITZPATRICK, LUPINACCI, McKEVITT, RA, ABINANTI  --
  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A. BARCLAY, BRAUNSTEIN, CAMARA, COOK,
  DenDEKKER, GLICK, JACOBS, McDONOUGH, MOSLEY, SCHIMEL, SWEENEY, THIELE,
  WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the Committee on Corporations,
  Authorities and Commissions -- reported and referred to the  Committee
  on  Codes  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend chapter 154 of the laws of 1921  relating  to  the  port
  authority of New York and New Jersey, in relation to the disclosure of
  records and meetings

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

  Section 1. Section 1 of chapter 154 of the laws of  1921  relating  to
the port authority of New York and New Jersey is amended by adding a new
article XV-B to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE XV-B.

  1.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY PROVISION TO THE CONTRARY, THE RECORDS OF THE
PORT AUTHORITY AND MEETINGS OF THE BOARD, AS WELL AS ITS COMMITTEES  AND
SUBCOMMITTEES  CONSISTING OF TWO OR MORE COMMISSIONERS, SHALL BE OPEN TO
THE PUBLIC IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF NEW YORK, ARTICLES 6, 6-A  AND
7  OF  THE  PUBLIC  OFFICERS LAW, AND NEW JERSEY, NJSA 47:1A ET SEQ. AND
NJSA 10:4-8 ET SEQ., PERTAINING TO THE DISCLOSURE OF GOVERNMENT  RECORDS
AND PUBLIC ACCESS TO MEETINGS OF GOVERNMENT BODIES.
  2.  WHEN THERE IS AN INCONSISTENCY BETWEEN THE LAW OF THE STATE OF NEW
YORK AND THE LAW OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY, THE LAW OF THE  STATE  THAT
PROVIDED  THE  GREATEST RIGHTS OF ACCESS ON THE DATE THAT THE CHAPTER OF
THE LAWS OF 2014 THAT ADDED THIS ARTICLE BECAME A LAW SHALL APPLY.
  3. THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 78 OF THE CIVIL PRACTICE LAW AND RULES OF
THE STATE OF NEW YORK OR NJSA 47:1-A ET SEQ. AND NJSA 10:4-8 ET SEQ.  OF

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14027-02-4

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Multi-Sponsors

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A8785B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6718
Law Section:
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Laws Affected:
Add Art XV-B, §1 of Chap 154 of 1921

A8785B - Summary

Relates to the disclosure of records and meetings by the port authority of New York and New Jersey to the public; provides that the state law with the greatest rights of access shall be deemed to apply where laws conflict.

A8785B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8785--B

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 14, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PAULIN, BRENNAN, ENGLEBRIGHT, BUCHWALD, SCARBOR-
  OUGH,  GALEF,  OTIS,  CAHILL,  CLARK,  COLTON,  DINOWITZ,   GOTTFRIED,
  GUNTHER,  JAFFEE,  ROSA,  SIMOTAS,  SKOUFIS, STECK, TITONE, ZEBROWSKI,
  MONTESANO, BORELLI, FITZPATRICK, LUPINACCI, McKEVITT, RA, ABINANTI  --
  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A. BARCLAY, BRAUNSTEIN, CAMARA, COOK,
  DenDEKKER, GLICK, JACOBS, McDONOUGH, MOSLEY, SCHIMEL, SWEENEY, THIELE,
  WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the Committee on Corporations,
  Authorities and Commissions -- reported and referred to the  Committee
  on  Codes  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee -- again reported from  said
  committee  with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommit-
  ted to said committee

AN ACT to amend chapter 154 of the laws of 1921  relating  to  the  port
  authority of New York and New Jersey, in relation to the disclosure of
  records and meetings

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

  Section 1. Section 1 of chapter 154 of the laws of  1921  relating  to
the port authority of New York and New Jersey is amended by adding a new
article XV-B to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE XV-B.

  1.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY PROVISION TO THE CONTRARY, THE RECORDS OF THE
PORT AUTHORITY AND MEETINGS OF THE BOARD, AS WELL AS ITS COMMITTEES  AND
SUBCOMMITTEES  CONSISTING OF TWO OR MORE COMMISSIONERS, SHALL BE OPEN TO
THE PUBLIC IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF NEW YORK, ARTICLES 6, 6-A  AND
7  OF  THE  PUBLIC  OFFICERS  LAW,  AND NEW JERSEY, P.L. 1963, C. 73 (C.
47:1A-1 ET SEQ.) AND THE "SENATOR BYRON M.  BAER  OPEN  PUBLIC  MEETINGS
ACT,"  P.L. 1975,  C. 231 (C. 10:4-6 ET SEQ.), PERTAINING TO THE DISCLO-
SURE OF GOVERNMENT RECORDS AND PUBLIC ACCESS TO MEETINGS  OF  GOVERNMENT
BODIES.
  2.  WHEN THERE IS AN INCONSISTENCY BETWEEN THE LAW OF THE STATE OF NEW
YORK AND THE LAW OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY, THE LAW OF THE  STATE  THAT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14027-06-4

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

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A8785C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6718
Law Section:
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Laws Affected:
Add Art XV-B, §1 of Chap 154 of 1921

A8785C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the disclosure of records and meetings by the port authority of New York and New Jersey to the public; provides that the state law with the greatest rights of access shall be deemed to apply where laws conflict.

A8785C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8785--C

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 14, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PAULIN, BRENNAN, ENGLEBRIGHT, BUCHWALD, SCARBOR-
  OUGH,  GALEF,  OTIS,  CAHILL,  CLARK,  COLTON,  DINOWITZ,   GOTTFRIED,
  GUNTHER,  JAFFEE,  ROSA,  SIMOTAS,  SKOUFIS, STECK, TITONE, ZEBROWSKI,
  MONTESANO, BORELLI, FITZPATRICK, LUPINACCI,  McKEVITT,  RA,  ABINANTI,
  WEPRIN  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BARCLAY, BRAUNSTEIN, CAMARA,
  COOK, DenDEKKER, GLICK, JACOBS, McDONOUGH, MOSLEY,  SCHIMEL,  SWEENEY,
  THIELE,  WEISENBERG  --  read  once  and  referred to the Committee on
  Corporations, Authorities and Commissions -- reported and referred  to
  the  Committee on Codes -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  again
  reported  from  said  committee  with amendments, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee -- reported and referred  to
  the  Committee  on  Rules -- Rules Committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend chapter 154 of the laws of 1921  relating  to  the  port
  authority of New York and New Jersey, in relation to the disclosure of
  records

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

  Section 1. Section 1 of chapter 154 of the laws of  1921  relating  to
the port authority of New York and New Jersey is amended by adding a new
article XV-B to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE XV-B.

  1.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY PROVISION TO THE CONTRARY, THE RECORDS OF THE
PORT AUTHORITY SHALL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC IN ACCORDANCE WITH  THE  LAWS
OF  NEW  YORK,  ARTICLES  6  AND 6-A OF THE PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW, AND NEW
JERSEY, P.L. 1963, C. 73 (C. 47:1A-1 ET SEQ.), PERTAINING TO THE DISCLO-
SURE OF GOVERNMENT RECORDS.
  2. WHEN THERE IS AN INCONSISTENCY BETWEEN THE LAW OF THE STATE OF  NEW
YORK  AND  THE LAW OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY, THE LAW OF THE STATE THAT
PROVIDED THE GREATEST RIGHTS OF ACCESS ON THE DATE THAT THE  CHAPTER  OF
THE LAWS OF 2014 THAT ADDED THIS ARTICLE BECAME A LAW SHALL APPLY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14027-10-4

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