assembly Bill A11142

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring that minutes of meetings of a public body be posted on its website

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Nov 06, 2020 referred to governmental operations

A11142 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §106, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A1108

A11142 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that minutes taken at a meeting of a public body be posted on the agency's website within two weeks from an open meeting and one week from an executive session.

A11142 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   11142
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             November 6, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Paulin) --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations
 
 AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in relation to  requiring  that
   minutes of meetings of a public body be posted on its website
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 106 of the public officers law, as
 amended by chapter 704 of the laws of 1979, such section  as  renumbered
 by chapter 652 of the laws of 1983, is amended to read as follows:
   3.  Minutes of meetings of all public bodies shall be available to the
 public in accordance with the provisions of the freedom  of  information
 law  within  two weeks from the date of such meeting except that minutes
 taken pursuant to subdivision two [hereof]  OF  THIS  SECTION  shall  be
 available  to  the public within one week from the date of the executive
 session.  IF THE AGENCY IN WHICH A PUBLIC  BODY  FUNCTIONS  MAINTAINS  A
 REGULARLY AND ROUTINELY UPDATED WEBSITE AND UTILIZES A HIGH SPEED INTER-
 NET  CONNECTION,  SUCH MINUTES SHALL BE POSTED ON THE WEBSITE WITHIN TWO
 WEEKS FROM THE DATE OF SUCH MEETING EXCEPT THAT MINUTES  TAKEN  PURSUANT
 TO  SUBDIVISION  TWO  OF  THIS  SECTION SHALL BE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC
 WITHIN ONE WEEK FROM THE DATE OF THE EXECUTIVE SESSION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD17332-02-0