assembly Bill A1887B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires that committee and floor votes be made available online and that session and committee meetings be webcast

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 18, 2016 print number 1887b
May 18, 2016 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 06, 2016 referred to governmental operations
Mar 03, 2015 print number 1887a
Mar 03, 2015 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 13, 2015 referred to governmental operations

A1887 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1909
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add §54-b, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7487
2013-2014: A2097, S3046
2017-2018: A1621, S1748

A1887 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that committee and floor votes be made available online and that session and committee meetings be webcast; listing shall include correspondence from the governor relating to legislation.

A1887 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1887

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. HEVESI -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  legislative  law, in relation to requiring that
  committee and floor votes be made available online  and  that  session
  and committee meetings be live webcast and archived

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

  Section 1. The legislative law is amended by adding a new section 54-c
to read as follows:
  S 54-C. COMMITTEE AND FLOOR VOTES AND COMMITTEE MEETINGS TO BE  POSTED
ONLINE.  1.  ALL  VOTES  TAKEN ON THE FLOOR OF THE SENATE OR ASSEMBLY OR
VOTES TAKEN IN ANY COMMITTEE OF THE LEGISLATURE SHALL BE LISTED  ON  THE
OFFICIAL  WEBSITE  OF  THE RESPECTIVE HOUSES WITHIN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS OF
SUCH VOTE, TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE.   SUCH LISTING SHALL  INCLUDE  THE
BILL  NUMBER,  DATE  OF  VOTE,  THE  SUMMARY OF THE LEGISLATION FROM THE
LEGISLATIVE RETRIEVAL SYSTEM, WHETHER SUCH VOTE WAS ON THE FLOOR OR IN A
COMMITTEE AND EACH MEMBER'S VOTE LISTED AS AYE, NAY, EXCUSED, ABSENT  OR
ABSTAIN.
  2.  EVERY  COMMITTEE  MEETING AND HEARING OF THE LEGISLATURE AND EVERY
SESSION SHALL BE LIVE WEBCAST AND ARCHIVED THROUGH THE OFFICIAL  WEBSITE
OF EACH RESPECTIVE HOUSE TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it  shall  have  become a law; provided, however, that the obligation to
archive webcasts of committee meetings, hearings  and  sessions  of  the
legislature  as  provided in section one of this act shall only apply to
webcasts occurring on or after the effective date of this act.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04631-01-5

A1887A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1909
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add §54-b, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7487
2013-2014: A2097, S3046
2017-2018: A1621, S1748

A1887A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that committee and floor votes be made available online and that session and committee meetings be webcast; listing shall include correspondence from the governor relating to legislation.

A1887A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1887--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. HEVESI -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on  Governmental  Operations  --  committee  discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the legislative  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  that
  committee  and  floor  votes be made available online and that session
  and committee meetings be live webcast and archived

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

  Section 1. The legislative law is amended by adding a new section 54-c
to read as follows:
  S  54-C. COMMITTEE AND FLOOR VOTES AND COMMITTEE MEETINGS TO BE POSTED
ONLINE. 1. ALL VOTES TAKEN ON THE FLOOR OF THE  SENATE  OR  ASSEMBLY  OR
VOTES  TAKEN  IN ANY COMMITTEE OF THE LEGISLATURE SHALL BE LISTED ON THE
OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF THE RESPECTIVE HOUSES WITHIN  TWENTY-FOUR  HOURS  OF
SUCH  VOTE,  TO  THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE.  SUCH LISTING SHALL INCLUDE THE
BILL NUMBER, DATE OF VOTE, THE  SUMMARY  OF  THE  LEGISLATION  FROM  THE
LEGISLATIVE RETRIEVAL SYSTEM, WHETHER SUCH VOTE WAS ON THE FLOOR OR IN A
COMMITTEE  AND EACH MEMBER'S VOTE LISTED AS AYE, NAY, EXCUSED, ABSENT OR
ABSTAIN.  SUCH LISTING SHALL ALSO INCLUDE CORRESPONDENCE FROM THE GOVER-
NOR RELATING TO LEGISLATION, SUCH AS MESSAGES OF NECESSITY AND  VETO  OR
APPROVAL MEMOS.
  2.  EVERY  COMMITTEE  MEETING AND HEARING OF THE LEGISLATURE AND EVERY
SESSION SHALL BE LIVE WEBCAST AND ARCHIVED THROUGH THE OFFICIAL  WEBSITE
OF EACH RESPECTIVE HOUSE TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it  shall  have  become a law; provided, however, that the obligation to
archive webcasts of committee meetings, hearings  and  sessions  of  the
legislature  as  provided in section one of this act shall only apply to
webcasts occurring on or after the effective date of this act.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04631-02-5

A1887B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1909
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add §54-b, Leg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7487
2013-2014: A2097, S3046
2017-2018: A1621, S1748

A1887B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that committee and floor votes be made available online and that session and committee meetings be webcast; listing shall include correspondence from the governor relating to legislation.

A1887B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1887--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. HEVESI -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on  Governmental  Operations  --  committee  discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
  recommitted  to the Committee on Governmental Operations in accordance
  with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  legislative  law, in relation to requiring that
  committee and floor votes be made available online  and  that  session
  and committee meetings be live webcast and archived

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

  Section 1. The legislative law is amended by adding a new section 54-b
to read as follows:
  S 54-B. COMMITTEE AND FLOOR VOTES AND COMMITTEE MEETINGS TO BE  POSTED
ONLINE.  1.  ALL  VOTES  TAKEN ON THE FLOOR OF THE SENATE OR ASSEMBLY OR
VOTES TAKEN IN ANY COMMITTEE OF THE LEGISLATURE SHALL BE LISTED  ON  THE
OFFICIAL  WEBSITE  OF  THE RESPECTIVE HOUSES WITHIN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS OF
SUCH VOTE, TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE.   SUCH LISTING SHALL  INCLUDE  THE
BILL  NUMBER,  DATE  OF  VOTE,  THE  SUMMARY OF THE LEGISLATION FROM THE
LEGISLATIVE RETRIEVAL SYSTEM, WHETHER SUCH VOTE WAS ON THE FLOOR OR IN A
COMMITTEE AND EACH MEMBER'S VOTE LISTED AS AYE, NAY, EXCUSED, ABSENT  OR
ABSTAIN.  SUCH LISTING SHALL ALSO INCLUDE CORRESPONDENCE FROM THE GOVER-
NOR  RELATING  TO LEGISLATION, SUCH AS MESSAGES OF NECESSITY AND VETO OR
APPROVAL MEMORANDA.
  2. EVERY COMMITTEE MEETING AND HEARING OF THE  LEGISLATURE  AND  EVERY
SESSION  SHALL BE LIVE WEBCAST AND ARCHIVED THROUGH THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE
OF EACH RESPECTIVE HOUSE TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law; provided, however, that  the  obligation  to
archive  webcasts  of  committee  meetings, hearings and sessions of the
legislature as provided in section one of this act shall only  apply  to
webcasts occurring on or after the effective date of this act.

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

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