senate Bill S1625A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Amends the definition of "public body"

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Current Bill Status Via A924 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 07, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.464
substituted for s1625a
Jun 07, 2021 substituted by a924a
May 19, 2021 amended on third reading 1625a
Mar 03, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 02, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 01, 2021 1st report cal.464
Jan 14, 2021 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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Mar 1, 2021 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S1625
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 1, 2021

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S1625 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A924
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §102, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A5783
2019-2020: S2959, A526

S1625 - Summary

Amends the definition of "public body" to include any entity created or appointed to perform a necessary function in the decision-making process.

S1625 - Sponsor Memo

S1625 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1625
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. SKOUFIS, KAVANAGH -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and  when  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Investigations
   and Government 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.
                                                            LBD02035-01-1


Co-Sponsors

S1625A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A924
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §102, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A5783
2019-2020: S2959, A526

S1625A (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.

S1625A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1625A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1625--A
     Cal. No. 464
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. SKOUFIS, KAVANAGH -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and  when  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Investigations
   and Government 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.  A NECESSARY FUNCTION IN THE DECISION-
 MAKING PROCESS SHALL NOT INCLUDE THE  PROVISION  OF  RECOMMENDATIONS  OR
 GUIDANCE  WHICH  IS  PURELY  ADVISORY AND WHICH DOES NOT REQUIRE FURTHER
 ACTION BY THE STATE OR AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT  THEREOF  OR  PUBLIC  CORPO-
 RATION AS DEFINED IN SECTION SIXTY-SIX OF THE GENERAL CONSTRUCTION LAW.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02035-03-1

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