senate Bill S3402

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits confidentiality and non-disclosure provisions from inclusion in certain contracts entered into by the state or a municipality

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Corporations, Authorities And Commissions Committee


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Feb 06, 2019 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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S3402 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
New York State Urban Development Corporation Act
Laws Affected:
Add §11-a, UDC Act; add §148, St Fin L; add §99-x, Gen Muni L; add §107, Ec Dev L

S3402 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits confidentiality and non-disclosure provisions from inclusion in contracts pertaining to economic development, entered into by the state or a municipality.

S3402 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3402 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3402

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GIANARIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
  and Commissions

AN ACT to amend the urban development corporation act, the state finance
  law,  the  general  municipal law and the economic development law, in
  relation to prohibiting confidentiality and non-disclosure  provisions
  from  inclusion  in  certain  contracts entered into by the state or a
  municipality

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

  Section  1. Section 1 of chapter 174 of the laws of 1968, constituting
the urban development corporation  act,  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 11-a to read as follows:
  §  11-A.  NON-DISCLOSURE AGREEMENTS; PROHIBITIONS. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY
OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, NO AGREEMENT OR CONTRACT ENTERED
INTO BY THE STATE OR ANY INSTRUMENTALITY THEREOF,  ANY  MUNICIPALITY  OR
PUBLIC CORPORATION FOR PROJECTS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO TAX INCEN-
TIVES,  PAYMENTS  IN LIEU OF TAXES, TAX ABATEMENTS, BONDS, NOTES, LOANS,
GRANTS OR REBATES, SHALL CONTAIN ANY PROVISION, CLAUSE OR LANGUAGE  THAT
PROVIDES  THAT  THE CONTRACT OR AGREEMENT OR ANY OF ITS TERMS ARE CONFI-
DENTIAL OR THAT THE PARTIES TO THE AGREEMENT OR CONTRACT ARE  PROHIBITED
FROM  DISCLOSING, DISCUSSING, DESCRIBING OR COMMENTING UPON THE TERMS OF
THE AGREEMENT OR CONTRACT.
  § 2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section  148  to
read as follows:
  §  148.  NON-DISCLOSURE  AGREEMENTS; PROHIBITIONS. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY
OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, NO AGREEMENT OR CONTRACT ENTERED
INTO BY THE STATE OR ANY STATE AGENCY OR PUBLIC AUTHORITY  FOR  ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT,  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT LIMITED TO TAX INCENTIVES, PAYMENTS IN
LIEU OF TAXES, TAX ABATEMENTS, BONDS, NOTES, LOANS, GRANTS  OR  REBATES,
SHALL  CONTAIN  ANY PROVISION, CLAUSE OR LANGUAGE THAT PROVIDES THAT THE

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

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