senate Bill S3018

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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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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 11, 2015 referred to local governments
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Jun 08, 2015 amended on third reading 3018a
Jun 08, 2015 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Apr 21, 2015 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 19, 2015 advanced to third reading
Mar 18, 2015 2nd report cal.
Mar 17, 2015 1st report cal.260
Feb 02, 2015 referred to local government

Votes

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Mar 17, 2015 - Local Government committee Vote

S3018
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: Mar 17, 2015

Co-Sponsors

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S3018 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Municipal Home Rule Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §20, Munic Home R L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4677
2011-2012: S800
2013-2014: S3081

S3018 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S3018 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3018 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3018

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 2, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  YOUNG,  BONACIC,  DeFRANCISCO, GALLIVAN, MARTINS,
  O'MARA, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE -- read twice and  ordered  printed,  and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

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
otherwise the chairman of the board of supervisors, in  the  case  of  a
county,  the mayor in the case of a city or village or the supervisor in

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

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S3018A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Municipal Home Rule Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §20, Munic Home R L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4677
2011-2012: S800
2013-2014: S3081

S3018A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S3018A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3018A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3018--A
    Cal. No. 260

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 2, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  YOUNG,  BONACIC,  DeFRANCISCO,  FUNKE,  GALLIVAN,
  MARCHIONE, MARTINS, O'MARA, ORTT, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE --  read  twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Local Government -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered
  to  first  and  second  report,  ordered to a third reading, passed by
  Senate and delivered to the  Assembly,  recalled,  vote  reconsidered,
  restored  to  third  reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

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

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

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