Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022
referred to investigations and government operations
|Sep 29, 2021
referred to rules
Senate Bill S7404
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S7404 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S7404 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7404 SPONSOR: KAPLAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public officers law, in relation to requiring public bodies to ensure that proceedings of meetings are audible for individ- uals in person and via broadcast PURPOSE: This legislation seeks to ensure that public bodies make reasonable efforts to ensure that their proceedings are audible to those in attend- ance or those watching via broadcast. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds a new subdivision (g) to Section 103 of the Public Offi- cers Law to require public bodies to make or cause to be made reasonable efforts to ensure that the proceedings of meetings are audible to those in attendance or via broadcast, by providing audiovisual equipment to
2021-S7404 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7404 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E September 29, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in relation to requiring public bodies to ensure that proceedings of meetings are audible for individ- uals in person and via broadcast THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 103 of the public officers law is amended by adding a new subdivision (g) to read as follows: (G) PUBLIC BODIES SHALL MAKE OR CAUSE TO BE MADE REASONABLE EFFORTS TO ENSURE THAT PROCEEDINGS OF MEETINGS ARE AUDIBLE TO THOSE INDIVIDUALS WHO ATTEND SUCH MEETINGS IN PERSON OR VIA BROADCAST BY PROVIDING AUDIOVISUAL EQUIPMENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO MICROPHONES AND SPEAKERS TO ENSURE THAT INDIVIDUALS IN ATTENDANCE AS WELL AS INDIVIDUALS WATCHING VIA BROADCAST CAN ADEQUATELY HEAR THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE MEETING. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13137-02-1
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