senate Bill S2959A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to amending the definition of "public body"

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 28, 2020 committed to rules
Jan 21, 2020 advanced to third reading
Jan 15, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 14, 2020 1st report cal.158
Jan 08, 2020 referred to investigations and government operations
returned to senate
died in assembly
Apr 10, 2019 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 05, 2019 amended on third reading 2959a
Mar 04, 2019 advanced to third reading
Feb 28, 2019 2nd report cal.
Feb 27, 2019 1st report cal.174
Jan 31, 2019 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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Jan 14, 2020 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S2959A
6
1
committee
6
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Jan 14, 2020

nay (1)

Feb 27, 2019 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S2959
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 27, 2019

S2959 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A526
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §102, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A5783
2021-2022: S1625, A924

S2959 - Summary

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

S2959 - Sponsor Memo

S2959 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2959
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 31, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
   ment 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


Co-Sponsors

S2959A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A526
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §102, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A5783
2021-2022: S1625, A924

S2959A (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.

S2959A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2959A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2959--A
     Cal. No. 174
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 31, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
   ment Operations -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered  to
   first  and  second  report,  ordered  to  a third reading, amended and
   ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
 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.
                                                            LBD03782-02-9


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