|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to investigations and government operations|
|Jan 09, 2019||referred to investigations and government operations|
senate Bill S27
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S27 (ACTIVE) - Details
S27 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S27 SPONSOR: HOYLMAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public officers law, in relation to requiring entities that submit records to state agencies that are excepted from disclosure under the freedom of information law to period- ically re-apply for the exception PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF THE BILL: The purpose of this bill is to provide for greater disclosure under the Freedom of Information Law. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill would require that, subsequent to the effective date, when an entity submits a request to a state agency to have trade secrets excluded from release under the Freedom of Information Law, the request must specifically identify which portions of the record are to be excluded. The requester would also be able to set an expiration date for the exclusions, provided that such a date is not greater than 3 years.
S27 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 27 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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 requiring enti- ties that submit records to state agencies that are excepted from disclosure under the freedom of information law to periodically re-ap- ply for the exception THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 89 of the public officers law, as added by chapter 890 of the laws of 1981, paragraph (a) as amended by chapter 403 of the laws of 2003 and paragraph (d) as amended by chapter 339 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as follows: 5. (a) (1) A person acting pursuant to law or regulation who, subse- quent to the effective date of this subdivision, submits any information to any state agency may, at the time of submission, request that the agency except such information from disclosure under paragraph (d) of subdivision two of section eighty-seven of this article. Where the request itself contains information which if disclosed would defeat the purpose for which the exception is sought, such information shall also be excepted from disclosure. (1-a) A person or entity who submits or otherwise makes available any records to any agency, may, at any time, identify those records or portions thereof that may contain critical infrastructure information, and request that the agency that maintains such records except such information from disclosure under subdivision two of section eighty-sev- en of this article. Where the request itself contains information which if disclosed would defeat the purpose for which the exception is sought, such information shall also be excepted from disclosure. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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