senate Bill S2959

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to amending the definition of "public body"

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
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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Feb 27, 2019 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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

S2959 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A526
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §102, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A5783

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

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S2959A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A526
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §102, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A5783

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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