assembly Bill A1108A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires that minutes of meetings of a public body be posted on its website

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 08, 2021 signed chap.587
Oct 27, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 09, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.473
substituted for s4704a
May 04, 2021 referred to investigations and government operations
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Apr 29, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.240
Apr 27, 2021 reported
Mar 24, 2021 print number 1108a
Mar 24, 2021 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 07, 2021 referred to governmental operations

Co-Sponsors

A1108 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4704
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §106, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11142

A1108 - Summary

Requires that minutes taken at a meeting of a public body be posted on the agency's website within two weeks from an open meeting and one week from an executive session.

A1108 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1108
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Governmental Operations
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the public officers law, in relation to requiring that
   minutes of meetings of a public body be posted on its website
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 106 of the public officers law, as
 amended  by  chapter 704 of the laws of 1979, such section as renumbered
 by chapter 652 of the laws of 1983, is amended to read as follows:
   3. Minutes of meetings of all public bodies shall be available to  the
 public  in  accordance with the provisions of the freedom of information
 law within two weeks from the date of such meeting except  that  minutes
 taken  pursuant  to  subdivision  two  [hereof] OF THIS SECTION shall be
 available to the public within one week from the date of  the  executive
 session.    IF  THE  AGENCY IN WHICH A PUBLIC BODY FUNCTIONS MAINTAINS A
 REGULARLY AND ROUTINELY UPDATED WEBSITE AND UTILIZES A HIGH SPEED INTER-
 NET CONNECTION, SUCH MINUTES SHALL BE POSTED ON THE WEBSITE  WITHIN  TWO
 WEEKS  FROM  THE DATE OF SUCH MEETING EXCEPT THAT MINUTES TAKEN PURSUANT
 TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION SHALL  BE  AVAILABLE  TO  THE  PUBLIC
 WITHIN ONE WEEK FROM THE DATE OF THE EXECUTIVE SESSION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06235-01-1


Co-Sponsors

A1108A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4704
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §106, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11142

A1108A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that minutes taken at a meeting of a public body be posted on the agency's website within two weeks from an open meeting and one week from an executive session.

A1108A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1108--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. PAULIN, GALLAGHER, SEAWRIGHT, GALEF -- read once
   and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the public officers law, in relation to requiring that
   minutes of meetings of a public body be posted on its website
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 106 of the public officers law, as
 amended  by  chapter 704 of the laws of 1979, such section as renumbered
 by chapter 652 of the laws of 1983, is amended to read as follows:
   3. Minutes of meetings of all public bodies shall be available to  the
 public  in  accordance with the provisions of the freedom of information
 law within two weeks from the date of such meeting except  that  minutes
 taken  pursuant  to  subdivision  two  [hereof] OF THIS SECTION shall be
 available to the public within one week from the date of  the  executive
 session.    IF  THE  AGENCY IN WHICH A PUBLIC BODY FUNCTIONS MAINTAINS A
 REGULARLY AND ROUTINELY UPDATED WEBSITE AND UTILIZES A HIGH SPEED INTER-
 NET CONNECTION, SUCH MINUTES SHALL BE POSTED ON THE WEBSITE  WITHIN  TWO
 WEEKS  FROM  THE DATE OF SUCH MEETING EXCEPT THAT MINUTES TAKEN PURSUANT
 TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION SHALL  BE  AVAILABLE  TO  THE  PUBLIC
 WITHIN  ONE WEEK FROM THE DATE OF THE EXECUTIVE SESSION. FOR PURPOSES OF
 THIS  SUBDIVISION  UNABRIDGED  VIDEO  RECORDINGS  OR  UNABRIDGED   AUDIO
 RECORDINGS OR UNABRIDGED WRITTEN TRANSCRIPTS MAY BE DEEMED TO BE MEETING
 MINUTES.  NOTHING  IN THIS SECTION SHALL REQUIRE THE CREATION OF MINUTES
 IF THE PUBLIC BODY WOULD NOT OTHERWISE TAKE THEM.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06235-08-1