assembly Bill A6229

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires an electronic version of a town clerk's sign-board on a town website

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Current Bill Status Via S3984 - Signed by Governor


  • 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
Oct 25, 2021 signed chap.508
Oct 13, 2021 delivered to governor
May 05, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.262
substituted for a6229
May 05, 2021 substituted by s3984
Apr 29, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.262
Apr 28, 2021 reported
Mar 10, 2021 referred to local governments

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A6229 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3984
Law Section:
Town Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §30, Town L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S5504
2019-2020: S1146

A6229 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires an electronic version of a town clerk's sign-board on a town website and a link to the sign-board to appear on the town website's homepage if the town maintains a regularly and routinely updated website and utilizes a high speed internet connection.

A6229 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6229
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Local Governments
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the town law, in relation to requiring an electronic
   version of a town clerk's sign-board on a town website
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1.  Subdivision 6 of section 30 of the town law is amended to
 read as follows:
   6. At the expense of the town he OR SHE shall procure and affix on  or
 near  the  main entrance to his OR HER office a sign-board with the name
 of the town followed by the words "town clerk's office" in plain charac-
 ters thereon with sufficient space immediately below for posting thereon
 the legal notices of the town. Such sign-board AND,  IN  ANY  TOWN  THAT
 MAINTAINS  A REGULARLY AND ROUTINELY UPDATED WEBSITE AND UTILIZES A HIGH
 SPEED INTERNET CONNECTION, AN  ELECTRONIC  VERSION  OF  SUCH  SIGN-BOARD
 shall  be  one  of  the public places upon which any legal notice may be
 posted.  TOWNS WHICH MAINTAIN A REGULARLY AND ROUTINELY UPDATED  WEBSITE
 AND UTILIZES A HIGH SPEED INTERNET CONNECTION SHALL, TO THE EXTENT PRAC-
 TICABLE,  MAINTAIN  AN  ELECTRONIC  VERSION OF SUCH SIGN-BOARD AND SHALL
 POST A LINK TO THE ELECTRONIC VERSION OF THE SIGN-BOARD ON ITS HOMEPAGE.
 AN ELECTRONIC VERSION OF SUCH SIGN-BOARD SHALL INCLUDE  A  TOWN  WEBSITE
 PAGE  DESIGNED  OR  INTENDED  TO  PROVIDE  ELECTRONIC  ACCESS  TO PUBLIC
 NOTICES.  A TOWN SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO MAINTAIN AN  ELECTRONIC  SIGN-
 BOARD  PURSUANT  TO  THIS  SUBDIVISION  SHOULD THE TOWN INCUR ADDITIONAL
 COSTS IN ORDER TO COMPLY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
 have become a law.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08238-01-1