assembly Bill A733

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits certain agencies from charging for the process of a FOIL request made by state and local agencies or the state legislature

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Jan 09, 2019 referred to governmental operations

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A733 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §87, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A7471
2011-2012: A1727
2013-2014: A726
2015-2016: A939
2017-2018: A5047

A733 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits agencies from charging for the process of a FOIL request made by state and local agencies or the state legislature.

A733 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   733

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  L. ROSENTHAL,  PAULIN,  JAFFEE, DenDEKKER --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. DINOWITZ, PEOPLES-STOKES --  read  once
  and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public officers law, in relation to prohibiting
  certain agencies from charging for the process of a FOIL request  made
  by state and local agencies or the state legislature

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

  Section 1. Section 87 of the public officers law is amended by  adding
a new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6.  NOTWITHSTANDING  PARAGRAPHS (B) AND (C) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS
SECTION, AGENCIES CONSTITUTING PART  OF  THE  STATE  GOVERNMENT  OR  THE
GOVERNMENT  OF  A  CITY  OF  ONE MILLION PEOPLE OR MORE SHALL NOT CHARGE
OTHER STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES, OR THE STATE LEGISLATURE, FEES  FOR  THE
PROCESSING  OF  A  REQUEST MADE IN FURTHERANCE OF THE PERFORMANCE OF THE
OFFICIAL DUTIES OF THAT AGENCY OR THE STATE LEGISLATURE PURSUANT TO THIS
ARTICLE. HOWEVER, NOTHING IN THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL AUTHORIZE OR REQUIRE
ANY CHARGES OR FEES FOR THE PROCESSING OF SUCH A REQUEST NOT  AUTHORIZED
OR REQUIRED PRIOR TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03991-01-9

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