assembly Bill A1228A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to making certain documents available for open meetings

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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 19, 2021 signed chap.481
Oct 13, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 08, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1139
substituted for s1150a
May 04, 2021 referred to investigations and government operations
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Apr 29, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.242
Apr 27, 2021 reported
Apr 19, 2021 print number 1228a
Apr 19, 2021 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 07, 2021 referred to governmental operations

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A1228 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1150
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §103, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10983

A1228 - Summary

Requires certain documents to be made available for open meetings.

A1228 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1228
 
                        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 making certain
   documents available for open meetings
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subdivisions (e) and (f) of section 103 of the public offi-
 cers  law,  subdivision  (e) as added by chapter 603 of the laws of 2011
 and subdivision (f) as amended by chapter 319 of the laws of  2016,  are
 amended to read as follows:
   (e)  Agency records available to the public pursuant to article six of
 this chapter, as well as any proposed resolution, law, rule, regulation,
 policy or any amendment thereto, that is scheduled to be the subject  of
 discussion  by a public body during an open meeting shall be made avail-
 able, upon request therefor, [to the extent practicable as determined by
 the agency or the department,] AT LEAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS prior  to  [or
 at]  the  meeting  during which the records will be discussed. Copies of
 such records may be made available for a reasonable fee,  determined  in
 the  same manner as provided therefor in article six of this chapter. If
 the agency in which a public body functions maintains  a  regularly  and
 routinely updated website and utilizes a high speed internet connection,
 such  records  shall be posted on the website [to the extent practicable
 as determined by the agency or the  department,]  AT  LEAST  TWENTY-FOUR
 HOURS prior to the meeting. An agency may, but shall not be required to,
 expend  additional  moneys  to implement the provisions of this subdivi-
 sion.
   (f) Open meetings of [an agency or authority] A PUBLIC BODY shall  be,
 to  the  extent practicable and within available funds, broadcast to the
 public and maintained as records of the  [agency  or  authority]  PUBLIC
 BODY.  If  the [agency or authority] PUBLIC BODY maintains a website and
 utilizes a high speed internet connection, such open meeting  shall  be,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A1228A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1150
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §103, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10983

A1228A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires certain documents to be made available for open meetings.

A1228A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1228--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, JACKSON, 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  making  certain
   documents available for open meetings
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision (e) of section 103 of the public officers  law,
 as  added  by  chapter  603  of  the laws of 2011, is amended to read as
 follows:
   (e) Agency records available to the public pursuant to article six  of
 this chapter, as well as any proposed resolution, law, rule, regulation,
 policy  or any amendment thereto, that is scheduled to be the subject of
 discussion by a public body during an open meeting shall be made  avail-
 able, upon request therefor, to the extent practicable [as determined by
 the  agency  or the department,] AT LEAST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS prior to [or
 at] the meeting during which the records will be  discussed.  Copies  of
 such  records  may be made available for a reasonable fee, determined in
 the same manner as provided therefor in article six of this chapter.  If
 the  agency  in  which a public body functions maintains a regularly and
 routinely updated website and utilizes a high speed internet connection,
 such records shall be posted on the website to  the  extent  practicable
 [as  determined  by  the agency or the department,] AT LEAST TWENTY-FOUR
 HOURS prior to the meeting. An agency may, but shall not be required to,
 expend additional moneys to implement the provisions  of  this  subdivi-
 sion.
   §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
 have become a law.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02143-02-1