senate Bill S1881

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to conflicts of interest and freedom of information applicability to certain public libraries

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to cities
Jan 11, 2017 referred to cities

S1881 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Cities
Law Section:
New York City Charter
Laws Affected:
Amd §2601, NYC Chart; amd §86, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5518
2019-2020: S4034

S1881 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to conflicts of interest and freedom of information applicability to the Brooklyn public library and the New York public library.

S1881 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1881 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1881

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to amend the  New  York  city  charter,  in  relation  to  public
  libraries;  and  to  amend the public officers law, in relation to the
  definition of agency

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 2601 of the New York city charter,
as added by  a vote of the people of the city of New York at the general
election held in November of 1988, is amended to read as follows:
  2.  "Agency"  means a city, county, borough or other office, position,
administration, department, division, bureau, board, commission, author-
ity, corporation, advisory committee or other agency of government,  the
expenses  of  which are paid in whole or in part from the city treasury,
and shall include but not be limited to, the  council,  the  offices  of
each  elected official, the board of education, community school boards,
community boards, the financial services  corporation,  the  health  and
hospitals  corporation,  the public development corporation, and the New
York city housing authority, but shall not  include  any  court  or  any
corporation  or institution maintaining or operating a [public library,]
museum, botanical garden, arboretum, tomb, memorial building,  aquarium,
zoological garden or similar facility.
  §  2.  Subdivision 19 of section 2601 of the New York city charter, as
added by a vote of the people of the city of New  York  at  the  general
election held in November of 1988, is amended to read as follows:
  19.  "Public  servant"  means all officials, officers and employees of
the city, including members of community boards [and], members of  advi-
sory  committees,  AND ALL EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS AND KEY LIBRARY EXECUTIVE
PERSONNEL FROM THE BROOKLYN PUBLIC  LIBRARY  AND  THE  NEW  YORK  PUBLIC
LIBRARY,  except  unpaid  members  of  advisory  committees shall not be
public servants.

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

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