senate Bill S8468A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires each industrial development agency to live stream and post video recordings of all open meetings and public hearings

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2018 print number 8468a
Jun 06, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to local government
May 08, 2018 referred to local government

S8468 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10319
Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §857, Gen Muni L; add §1952-a & 2305, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S88, A3002

S8468 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires each industrial development agency to live stream and post video recordings of all open meetings and public hearings; requires each industrial development agency to post such recordings for a period of not less than five years.

S8468 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8468 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8468

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 8, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to requiring each
  industrial development agency to live stream all meetings relating  to
  agreements  for a payment in lieu of taxes and to record such meetings
  and make the recordings available on the  webpage  of  the  industrial
  development agency or the municipality

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

  Section 1. Section 874 of the general  municipal  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 3-a to read as follows:
  (3-A)  THE  AGENCY  SHALL  RECORD  AND LIVE STREAM ALL MEETINGS DURING
WHICH AN AGREEMENT FOR A PAYMENT IN LIEU OF TAXES (PILOT  AGREEMENT)  IS
PROPOSED,  DEBATED,  VOTED  UPON,  REVIEWED OR APPEALED. SUCH RECORDINGS
SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE ON THE AGENCY'S  WEBSITE  WITHIN  FIVE  BUSINESS
DAYS  OF THE MEETING. IN THE EVENT THAT THE AGENCY DOES NOT HAVE A SEPA-
RATE WEBSITE, THE RECORDINGS  SHALL  BE  MADE  AVAILABLE  ON  THE  LOCAL
MUNICIPALITY'S  WEBSITE.  ALL  SUCH RECORDINGS SHALL BE MAINTAINED FOR A
PERIOD OF NOT LESS THAN FIVE YEARS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15249-01-8

S8468A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10319
Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §857, Gen Muni L; add §1952-a & 2305, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S88, A3002

S8468A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires each industrial development agency to live stream and post video recordings of all open meetings and public hearings; requires each industrial development agency to post such recordings for a period of not less than five years.

S8468A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8468A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8468--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 8, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Local  Government  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law  and  the  public  authorities
  law,  in  relation  to requiring each industrial development agency to
  live stream all  open  meetings  and  public  hearings  and  make  the
  recordings  of  such meetings and hearings available on the webpage of
  the industrial development agency

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

  Section  1.  The  general  municipal  law  is  amended by adding a new
section 857 to read as follows:
  § 857. VIDEO RECORDINGS OF OPEN MEETINGS AND  PUBLIC  HEARINGS.    THE
AGENCY  SHALL,  TO  THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, STREAM ALL OPEN MEETINGS AND
PUBLIC HEARINGS ON ITS WEBSITE IN REAL-TIME. THE AGENCY SHALL POST VIDEO
RECORDINGS OF ALL OPEN MEETINGS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS ON ITS WEBSITE WITH-
IN FIVE BUSINESS DAYS OF THE MEETING OR HEARING AND SHALL MAINTAIN  SUCH
RECORDINGS FOR A PERIOD OF NOT LESS THAN FIVE YEARS.
  §  2.  The  public  authorities law is amended by adding a new section
1952-a to read as follows:
  § 1952-A. VIDEO RECORDINGS OF OPEN MEETINGS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS.   THE
AUTHORITY SHALL, TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, STREAM ALL OPEN MEETINGS AND
PUBLIC  HEARINGS  ON  ITS WEBSITE IN REAL-TIME. THE AUTHORITY SHALL POST
VIDEO RECORDINGS OF ALL OPEN MEETINGS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS ON ITS WEBSITE
WITHIN FIVE BUSINESS DAYS OF THE MEETING OR HEARING AND  SHALL  MAINTAIN
SUCH RECORDINGS FOR A PERIOD OF NOT LESS THAN FIVE YEARS.
  §  3.  The  public  authorities law is amended by adding a new section
2305 to read as follows:
  § 2305. VIDEO RECORDINGS OF OPEN MEETINGS AND PUBLIC  HEARINGS.    THE
AUTHORITY SHALL, TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, STREAM ALL OPEN MEETINGS AND
PUBLIC  HEARINGS  ON  ITS WEBSITE IN REAL-TIME. THE AUTHORITY SHALL POST
VIDEO RECORDINGS OF ALL OPEN MEETINGS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS ON ITS WEBSITE

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

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