senate Bill S1477

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the availability of subject matter lists of records in the possession of a state agency

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Investigations And Government Operations Committee


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Jan 06, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 12, 2015 referred to investigations and government operations

S1477 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2064
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง87, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S7933, A9687

S1477 - Summary

Relates to the availability of subject matter lists of records in the possession of a state agency.

S1477 - Sponsor Memo

S1477 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1477

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- 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 availability
  of subject matter lists of records in the possession of a state agency

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 3 of section 87 of the  public
officers  law, as amended by chapter 499 of the laws of 2008, is amended
to read as follows:
  (c) a reasonably detailed  current  list  by  subject  matter  of  all
records  in the possession of the agency, whether or not available under
this article. Each agency shall update its subject matter list annually,
and the date of the most recent update shall be conspicuously  indicated
on  the  list.  Each state agency as defined in subdivision four of this
section SHALL PROVIDE A COPY OF ITS CURRENT LIST  WITHOUT  CHARGE  TO  A
PERSON WHO REQUESTS IT, AND SHALL TRANSMIT A COPY OF ITS CURRENT LIST TO
THE  COMMITTEE  ON  OPEN  GOVERNMENT WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF UPDATING SUCH
LIST. EACH SUCH STATE AGENCY that maintains a  website  shall  post  its
current  list  on  its  website [and such posting shall be linked to the
website of the committee on open government. Any such agency  that  does
not  maintain  a  website  shall  arrange to have its list posted on the
website of the committee on open government]. IN ITS  ANNUAL  REPORT  TO
THE GOVERNOR AND THE LEGISLATURE, THE COMMITTEE ON OPEN GOVERNMENT SHALL
IDENTIFY  ANY  STATE  AGENCY THAT HAS NOT TRANSMITTED AN UPDATED SUBJECT
MATTER LIST AS REQUIRED BY THIS PARAGRAPH.
  S 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of section one of  this  act,  the
department  of  corrections  and  community  supervision  shall  not  be
required to make copies of its current list of all  records  by  subject
matter  available  to  inmates  without charge provided that one or more
copies of such list is available to inmates without charge provided that

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02583-01-5

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