assembly Bill A526A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to amending the definition of "public body"

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to governmental operations
Mar 06, 2019 print number 526a
Mar 06, 2019 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 09, 2019 referred to governmental operations

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A526 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2959
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §102, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A5783
2021-2022: A924, S1625

A526 - Summary

Amends the definition of "public body" to include any entity created or appointed to perform a necessary function in the decision-making process.

A526 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   526

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PAULIN,  BLAKE,  BUCHWALD,  GALEF, ABINANTI,
  CARROLL, COOK, DINOWITZ, GOTTFRIED, LUPARDO, RICHARDSON, L. ROSENTHAL,
  ZEBROWSKI, MONTESANO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT,
  NIOU,  SIMON,  THIELE  --  read  once and referred to the Committee on
  Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in  relation  to  amending  the
  definition of a "public body"

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 102 of the public officers law, as
amended by chapter 704 of the laws of 1979 and such  section  as  renum-
bered by chapter 652 of the laws of 1983, is amended to read as follows:
  2.  "Public  body" means any entity, for which a quorum is required in
order to conduct public business and  which  consists  of  two  or  more
members,  performing  a  [governmental] function for the state or for an
agency or department thereof, or for a public corporation as defined  in
section  sixty-six  of  the  general  construction  law, or committee or
subcommittee or other similar body CONSISTING OF MEMBERS of such  public
body  OR  AN ENTITY CREATED OR APPOINTED TO PERFORM A NECESSARY FUNCTION
IN THE DECISION-MAKING PROCESS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03782-01-9

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A526A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2959
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §102, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A5783
2021-2022: A924, S1625

A526A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Amends the definition of "public body" to include any entity created or appointed to perform a necessary function in the decision-making process.

A526A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 526--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PAULIN,  BLAKE,  BUCHWALD,  GALEF, ABINANTI,
  CARROLL, COOK, DINOWITZ, GOTTFRIED, LUPARDO, RICHARDSON, L. ROSENTHAL,
  ZEBROWSKI, MONTESANO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT,
  NIOU,  SIMON,  THIELE  --  read  once and referred to the Committee on
  Governmental Operations -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in  relation  to  amending  the
  definition of a "public body"

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 102 of the public officers law, as
amended by chapter 704 of the laws of 1979 and such  section  as  renum-
bered by chapter 652 of the laws of 1983, is amended to read as follows:
  2.  "Public  body" means any entity, for which a quorum is required in
order to conduct public business and  which  consists  of  two  or  more
members,  performing  a  governmental  function  for the state or for an
agency or department thereof, or for a public corporation as defined  in
section  sixty-six  of  the  general  construction  law, or committee or
subcommittee or other similar body CONSISTING OF MEMBERS of such  public
body  OR  AN ENTITY CREATED OR APPOINTED TO PERFORM A NECESSARY FUNCTION
IN THE DECISION-MAKING PROCESS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03782-03-9