assembly Bill A7376A

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes local governments to deliver proposed local laws to members of their legislative bodies by means of e-mail

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 26, 2015 signed chap.397
Oct 14, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2015 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.562
substituted for a7376a
Jun 18, 2015 substituted by s3018a
Jun 17, 2015 ordered to third reading rules cal.562
rules report cal.562
reported
Jun 15, 2015 reported referred to rules
Jun 08, 2015 print number 7376a
Jun 08, 2015 amend and recommit to local governments
May 06, 2015 referred to local governments

Votes

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Mar 17, 2015 - Local Government committee Vote

S3018
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committee
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Committee Vote: Mar 17, 2015

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A7376 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3018
Law Section:
Municipal Home Rule Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §20, Munic Home R L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A7469, S4677
2011-2012: A1741, S800
2013-2014: A6007, S3081

A7376 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes local governments to deliver proposed local laws to members of their legislative bodies by means of e-mail.

A7376 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7376

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 6, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GALEF, GIGLIO, McLAUGHLIN, ARROYO, McDONALD,
  FAHY,  DINOWITZ,  PAULIN,  PALMESANO,  CERETTO,  SKOUFIS,   MONTESANO,
  DUPREY,  BUCHWALD  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BARCLAY, HAWLEY,
  HIKIND, KEARNS, MAGEE, RAIA, SIMON, STEC,  THIELE  --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Local Governments

AN  ACT to amend the municipal home rule law, in relation to authorizing
  the electronic transmission of proposed local laws  to  members  of  a
  local legislative body

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 20 of the municipal home rule law,
as amended by chapter 426 of the laws of 2013, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  4.  A  proposed  local  law  may be introduced only by a member of the
legislative body at a meeting of  such  body  or  as  may  be  otherwise
prescribed by the rules of procedure adopted by the legislative body. No
such  local  law  shall  be passed until it shall have been in its final
form and either (a) upon the desks or tables of  the  members  at  least
seven calendar days, exclusive of Sunday, prior to its final passage, or
(b)  mailed  to each of them in postpaid properly addressed and securely
closed envelopes or wrappers in a post box or post office of the  United
States  post  office department within the local government at least ten
calendar days, exclusive of Sunday, prior to its final passage,  OR  (C)
E-MAILED  TO  THE E-MAIL IN-BOX OF EACH OF THEM IN THE PORTABLE DOCUMENT
FORMAT (PDF) AT LEAST TEN CALENDAR DAYS, EXCLUSIVE OF SUNDAY,  PRIOR  TO
ITS FINAL PASSAGE, PROVIDED THAT (I) THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT HAS DOCUMENTED
THAT EACH MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATIVE BODY HAS AN E-MAIL ADDRESS, (II) THE
LOCAL GOVERNMENT HAS PUBLISHED SUCH E-MAIL ADDRESS ON THE BULLETIN BOARD
OF  THE  LOCAL  GOVERNMENT  CLERK,  AND  (III)  THE LEGISLATIVE BODY HAS
ADOPTED A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SUCH ELECTRONIC  DELIVERY;  unless  the
elective  or  appointive  chief  executive  officer, if there be one, or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06035-01-5

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Multi-Sponsors

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A7376A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3018
Law Section:
Municipal Home Rule Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §20, Munic Home R L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A7469, S4677
2011-2012: A1741, S800
2013-2014: A6007, S3081

A7376A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes local governments to deliver proposed local laws to members of their legislative bodies by means of e-mail.

A7376A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7376--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 6, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GALEF, GIGLIO, McLAUGHLIN, ARROYO, McDONALD,
  FAHY,  DINOWITZ,  PAULIN,  PALMESANO,  CERETTO,  SKOUFIS,   MONTESANO,
  DUPREY,  BUCHWALD, GOTTFRIED, MURRAY -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  BARCLAY, HAWLEY, HIKIND, KEARNS, LUPARDO, MAGEE, RAIA, SIMON,  SKARTA-
  DOS,  STEC, THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Local
  Governments -- committee discharged, bill amended,  ordered  reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the municipal home rule law, in relation to authorizing
  the electronic transmission of proposed local laws  to  members  of  a
  local legislative body

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 20 of the municipal home rule law,
as amended by chapter 426 of the laws of 2013, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  4.  A  proposed  local  law  may be introduced only by a member of the
legislative body at a meeting of  such  body  or  as  may  be  otherwise
prescribed by the rules of procedure adopted by the legislative body. No
such  local  law  shall  be passed until it shall have been in its final
form and either (a) upon the desks or tables of  the  members  at  least
seven calendar days, exclusive of Sunday, prior to its final passage, or
(b)  mailed  to each of them in postpaid properly addressed and securely
closed envelopes or wrappers in a post box or post office of the  United
States  post  office department within the local government at least ten
calendar days, exclusive of Sunday, prior to its final passage,  OR  (C)
E-MAILED  TO  THE E-MAIL IN-BOX OF EACH OF THEM IN THE PORTABLE DOCUMENT
FORMAT (PDF) AT LEAST TEN CALENDAR DAYS, EXCLUSIVE OF SUNDAY,  PRIOR  TO
ITS FINAL PASSAGE, PROVIDED THAT (I) THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT HAS DOCUMENTED
THAT EACH MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATIVE BODY HAS AN E-MAIL ADDRESS, (II) THE
LOCAL GOVERNMENT HAS PUBLISHED SUCH E-MAIL ADDRESS ON THE BULLETIN BOARD
OF  THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CLERK, AND (III) THE LEGISLATIVE BODY HAS UNAN-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06035-02-5

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