senate Bill S7734

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to freedom of information law disclosures related to law enforcement related records and records identifying victims

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 18, 2022 signed chap.155
delivered to governor
Mar 02, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
Feb 07, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.368
substituted for a8734
Jan 31, 2022 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 10, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.62
Jan 07, 2022 referred to rules

Votes

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Jan 18, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S7734
14
1
committee
14
Aye
1
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 10, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S7734
15
1
committee
15
Aye
1
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S7734 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8734
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §87 sub 6, amd §87, Pub Off L; amd §50-b, Civ Rts L (as proposed in S.6017 & A.5470)

S7734 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to freedom of information law disclosures related to law enforcement related records and records identifying victims.

S7734 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7734 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7734
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 7, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the public officers law and the  civil  rights  law,  in
   relation  to  freedom  of  information  law disclosures related to law
   enforcement related records and records identifying  victims;  and  to
   repeal certain provisions of the public officers law relating thereto

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 6 of section 87 of the public officers law,  as
 added  by a chapter of the laws of 2021 amending the public officers law
 relating to requiring a particularized and  specific  justification  for
 denial  of  access  to  records under the freedom of information law and
 exemption from disclosure  under  the  freedom  of  information  law  of
 certain  law  enforcement related records; and amending the civil rights
 law relating to records identifying victims, as proposed in  legislative
 bills numbers S. 6017 and A. 5470, is REPEALED.
   §  2. Paragraph (e) of subdivision 2 of section 87 of the public offi-
 cers law, as amended by a chapter of  the  laws  of  2021  amending  the
 public  officers law relating to requiring a particularized and specific
 justification for denial of access  to  records  under  the  freedom  of
 information  law  and  exemption  from  disclosure  under the freedom of
 information law of certain law enforcement related records; and amending
 the civil  rights  law  relating  to  records  identifying  victims,  as
 proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 6017 and A. 5470, is amended to
 read as follows:
   (e)  are  [prepared  or created] COMPILED for law enforcement purposes
 only to the extent that disclosure would:
   i.  interfere  with  law  enforcement   investigations   or   judicial
 proceedings,  provided however, that any agency, WHICH IS NOT CONDUCTING
 THE INVESTIGATION THAT THE REQUESTED RECORDS RELATE TO, THAT IS  consid-
 ering  denying  access  pursuant  to this subparagraph shall [proceed in
 accordance with subdivision six of this  section]  RECEIVE  CONFIRMATION
 FROM THE LAW ENFORCEMENT OR INVESTIGATING AGENCY CONDUCTING THE INVESTI-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07836-04-2

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