|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 10, 2020||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 04, 2020||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 03, 2020||1st report cal.535|
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to investigations and government operations|
|Jun 20, 2019||committed to rules|
|May 15, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|May 14, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|May 13, 2019||1st report cal.653|
|Apr 18, 2019||referred to investigations and government operations|
senate Bill S5263
Current Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S5263 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5263 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to expanding the definition of agency; includes entities created by an agency or that are governed by a board of directors or similar body a majority of which is designated by one or more state or local government officials in the definition of agency under the public officers law.
S5263 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5263 SPONSOR: SKOUFIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public officers law, in relation to expanding the definition of agency PURPOSE: This bill would require that an entity created by a government agency or a subsidiary or affiliate of a government agency will be subject to the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL). SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: § 1- Amends subdivision 3 of § 86 of the Public Officers Law to expand the definition of "Agency" to include entities created by an agency or that are governed by a board of directors or similar body a majority of which is designated by one or more state or local government officials. § 2- Effective date.
S5263 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5263 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 18, 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 expanding the definition of agency THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 86 of the public officers law, as added by chapter 933 of the laws of 1977, is amended to read as follows: 3. "Agency" means any state or municipal department, board, bureau, division, commission, committee, public authority, public corporation, council, office or other governmental entity performing a governmental or proprietary function for the state or any one or more municipalities thereof, AS WELL AS ENTITIES CREATED BY AN AGENCY AND THAT ARE GOVERNED BY A BOARD OF DIRECTORS OR SIMILAR BODY A MAJORITY OF WHICH IS DESIG- NATED BY ONE OR MORE STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS, except the judiciary or the state legislature. § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03936-01-9
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