|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 06, 2019||referred to finance|
senate Bill S3371
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3371 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3371 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3371 SPONSOR: LANZA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to meetings and proceedings of the joint commission on public ethics PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To require the Joint Commission on Public Ethics to comply with the requirements of the Open Meetings Law. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one provides that meetings and proceedings of the Commission shall be open to the public pursuant to the Open Meetings Law. Section two provides the effective date.
S3371 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3371 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 6, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LANZA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to meetings and proceedings of the joint commission on public ethics THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 19 of section 94 of the execu- tive law, as amended by section 6 of part A of chapter 399 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: (b) [Notwithstanding the provisions of article seven of the public officers law, no meeting or proceeding, including any such proceeding contemplated under paragraph (h) or (i) of subdivision nine of this section,] MEETINGS AND PROCEEDINGS of the commission shall be open to the public[, except if expressly provided otherwise by the commission or as is required by article one-A of the legislative law] PURSUANT TO ARTICLE SEVEN OF THE PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE SEVEN OF THE PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW, COMMISSIONERS MAY PARTIC- IPATE IN A MEETING OR PROCEEDING OF THE COMMISSION, INCLUDING VOTING, FROM A LOCATION NOT OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC TO CONDUCT THE BUSINESS OF THE COMMISSION, SO LONG AS ONE OF THE LOCATIONS FROM WHICH THE MEET- ING OR PROCEEDING IS BEING CONDUCTED COMPLIES WITH THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE SEVEN OF THE PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW. SUCH PARTICIPATION SHALL COUNT TOWARDS QUORUM. FURTHERMORE, THE COMMISSION SHALL MAINTAIN A RECORD OF THE FINAL VOTE OF EACH MEMBER IN EVERY PROCEEDING OF THE COMMISSION IN WHICH THE MEMBER VOTES. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03716-01-9
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