assembly Bill A3002

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires each industrial development agency to live stream and post video recordings of all open meetings and public hearings

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 09, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.26
substituted for s88
Mar 27, 2019 referred to local government
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Feb 28, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.74
reported
Jan 28, 2019 referred to local governments

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A3002 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S88
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §857, Gen Muni L; add §§1952-a & 2305, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10319, S8468

A3002 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires each industrial development agency to live stream and post video recordings of all open meetings and public hearings; requires each industrial development agency to post such recordings for a period of not less than five years.

A3002 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3002

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 28, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. SOLAGES, D'URSO, DICKENS, RAMOS, SIMON, BARRON,
  McDONOUGH, LAWRENCE, LAVINE, GALEF, BUCHWALD, ROZIC -- Multi-Sponsored
  by -- M. of A. COOK, EPSTEIN -- read once and referred to the  Commit-
  tee on Local Governments

AN  ACT  to  amend  the general municipal law and the public authorities
  law, in relation to requiring each industrial  development  agency  to
  live  stream  all  open  meetings  and  public  hearings  and make the
  recordings of such meetings and hearings available on the  webpage  of
  the industrial development agency

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

  Section 1. The general municipal  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 857 to read as follows:
  §  857.  VIDEO  RECORDINGS  OF OPEN MEETINGS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS.  THE
AGENCY SHALL, TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, STREAM ALL  OPEN  MEETINGS  AND
PUBLIC HEARINGS ON ITS WEBSITE IN REAL-TIME. THE AGENCY SHALL POST VIDEO
RECORDINGS OF ALL OPEN MEETINGS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS ON ITS WEBSITE WITH-
IN  FIVE BUSINESS DAYS OF THE MEETING OR HEARING AND SHALL MAINTAIN SUCH
RECORDINGS FOR A PERIOD OF NOT LESS THAN FIVE YEARS.
  § 2. The public authorities law is amended by  adding  a  new  section
1952-a to read as follows:
  §  1952-A. VIDEO RECORDINGS OF OPEN MEETINGS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS.  THE
AUTHORITY SHALL, TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, STREAM ALL OPEN MEETINGS AND
PUBLIC HEARINGS ON ITS WEBSITE IN REAL-TIME. THE  AUTHORITY  SHALL  POST
VIDEO RECORDINGS OF ALL OPEN MEETINGS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS ON ITS WEBSITE
WITHIN  FIVE  BUSINESS DAYS OF THE MEETING OR HEARING AND SHALL MAINTAIN
SUCH RECORDINGS FOR A PERIOD OF NOT LESS THAN FIVE YEARS.
  § 3. The public authorities law is amended by  adding  a  new  section
2305 to read as follows:
  §  2305.  VIDEO  RECORDINGS OF OPEN MEETINGS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS.  THE
AUTHORITY SHALL, TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, STREAM ALL OPEN MEETINGS AND

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

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