|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to cities|
|Jan 11, 2017||referred to cities|
senate Bill S1881
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Cities Committee
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S1881 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1881 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1881 TITLE OF BILL : 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : This bill will bring the Brooklyn Public Library and the New York Public Library within the jurisdiction of the New York City Conflicts of Interest Law and make explicit that each of these entities are subject to the state and city Freedom of Information Laws. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Sections one and two of the bill amends subdivisions 2 and 19, respectively, 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, by removing the exclusion of a public library from the definition of agency and amending the definition of "public servant" to include executive directors and key library executive personnel of the Brooklyn Public Library and the New York Public Library. Section three of the bill amends subdivision 3 of section 86 of the public officers law, as added by chapter 933 of the laws of 1977, by
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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