assembly Bill A5783

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to amending the definition of "public body"

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to governmental operations
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A5783 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §102, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A526
2021-2022: A924

A5783 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Amends the definition of "public body" to include any entity created or appointed to perform a necessary function in the decision-making process.

A5783 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5783

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 15, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PAULIN,  BLAKE,  BUCHWALD,  GALEF, ABINANTI,
  CARROLL, COOK, DINOWITZ, GOTTFRIED,  LUPARDO,  RICHARDSON,  ROSENTHAL,
  SKOUFIS,  ZEBROWSKI,  LUPINACCI, MONTESANO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
  of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, NIOU, SIMON, THIELE -- read once  and  referred  to
  the Committee on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT  to  amend  the public officers law, in relation to amending the
  definition of a "public body"

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 102 of the public officers law, as
amended  by  chapter  704 of the laws of 1979 and such section as renum-
bered by chapter 652 of the laws of 1983, is amended to read as follows:
  2. "Public body" means any entity, for which a quorum is  required  in
order  to  conduct  public  business  and  which consists of two or more
members, performing a [governmental] function for the state  or  for  an
agency  or department thereof, or for a public corporation as defined in
section sixty-six of the  general  construction  law,  or  committee  or
subcommittee  or other similar body CONSISTING OF MEMBERS of such public
body OR AN ENTITY CREATED OR APPOINTED TO PERFORM A  NECESSARY  FUNCTION
IN THE DECISION-MAKING PROCESS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08466-01-7