|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to local government|
|Apr 04, 2017||referred to local government|
senate Bill S5504
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Local Government Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5504 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5504 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5504 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the town law, in relation to requiring an electronic version of a town clerk's sign-board on a town website PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : To increase resident knowledge about all town actions that require an official legal notice. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : This bill amends § 30(6) of the town law to require that in any town that maintains a website, an electronic version of the town clerk's signboard shall be maintained. JUSTIFICATION : Most town residents get their information about town government and possible town actions or events from the internet rather than physically going to town hall to look at notices. By creating an electronic version of the town's sign-board, this bill enables residents to have quick and easy access to town notices, allowing them to be better informed citizens.
S5504 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5504 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 4, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government AN ACT to amend the town law, in relation to requiring an electronic version of a town clerk's sign-board on a town website THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 6 of section 30 of the town law is amended to read as follows: 6. At the expense of the town he OR SHE shall procure and affix on or near the main entrance to his OR HER office a sign-board with the name of the town followed by the words "town clerk's office" in plain charac- ters thereon with sufficient space immediately below for posting thereon the legal notices of the town. Such sign-board AND, IN ANY TOWN THAT MAINTAINS A WEBSITE, AN ELECTRONIC VERSION OF SUCH SIGN-BOARD shall be one of the public places upon which any legal notice may be posted. TOWNS WHICH MAINTAIN A WEBSITE SHALL MAINTAIN AN ELECTRONIC VERSION OF SUCH SIGN-BOARD AND SHALL POST A LINK TO THE ELECTRONIC VERSION OF THE SIGN-BOARD ON ITS HOMEPAGE. § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02385-01-7
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