senate Bill S1531

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Limits the time state agencies would have to appeal article 78 supreme court judgments against them for violations of freedom of information laws

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A114 - Vetoed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 11, 2015 tabled
vetoed memo.274
Nov 30, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 15, 2015 returned to assembly
passed senate
substituted for s1531
Jun 15, 2015 substituted by a114
May 27, 2015 advanced to third reading
May 20, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 19, 2015 1st report cal.743
Jan 13, 2015 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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May 19, 2015 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: May 19, 2015

Co-Sponsors

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S1531 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A114
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §89, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5673, A5306B
2011-2012: A68
2009-2010: A6484A

S1531 - Summary

Limits the time state agencies would have to appeal article 78 supreme court judgments against them for violations of freedom of information laws.

S1531 - Sponsor Memo

S1531 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1531

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. RANZENHOFER, DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investi-
  gations and Government Operations

AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in  relation  to  limiting  the
  amount of time to appeal certain judgments regarding freedom of infor-
  mation violations

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 89 of the public officers  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (d) to read as follows:
  (D) APPEAL TO THE APPELLATE DIVISION OF THE SUPREME COURT MUST BE MADE
IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  LAW,  AND  MUST  BE FILED WITHIN THIRTY DAYS AFTER
SERVICE BY A PARTY UPON THE APPELLANT OF A COPY OF THE JUDGMENT OR ORDER
APPEALED FROM AND WRITTEN NOTICE OF ITS ENTRY. AN APPEAL TAKEN  FROM  AN
ORDER  OF  THE  COURT  REQUIRING DISCLOSURE OF ANY OR ALL RECORDS SOUGHT
SHALL BE GIVEN PREFERENCE, SHALL BE BROUGHT  ON  FOR  ARGUMENT  ON  SUCH
TERMS  AND  CONDITIONS AS THE PRESIDING JUSTICE MAY DIRECT UPON APPLICA-
TION OF ANY PARTY TO THE PROCEEDING, AND SHALL BE DEEMED ABANDONED  WHEN
AN  AGENCY  FAILS TO SERVE AND FILE A RECORD AND BRIEF WITHIN SIXTY DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE NOTICE OF APPEAL. FAILURE BY AN  AGENCY  TO  SERVE
AND FILE A RECORD AND BRIEF WITHIN THE ALLOTTED TIME SHALL RESULT IN THE
DISMISSAL OF THE APPEAL.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00281-01-5

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