assembly Bill A6481

Vetoed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes political subdivisions to permit any public body to hold meetings remotely and without in-person access

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Current Bill Status - Vetoed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2022 pocket veto - veto.86
Dec 30, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 02, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1351
substituted for s6303
Apr 19, 2021 referred to local government
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 25, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.214
Mar 23, 2021 reported
Mar 19, 2021 referred to local governments

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A6481 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6303
Law Section:
Public Officers

A6481 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes political subdivisions to permit any public body to hold meetings remotely and without in-person access so long as the public has the ability to view or listen to such meetings and that such meetings are recorded and transcribed.

A6481 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6481
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. McMAHON -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Local Governments
 
 AN ACT authorizing political subdivisions to permit any public  body  to
   hold  meetings remotely and without in-person access during the COVID-
   19 state disaster emergency; and  provides  for  the  repeal  of  such
   provisions upon the expiration thereof

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. For the duration of the state disaster  emergency  declared
 pursuant  to  executive  order  202  of  2020, political subdivisions as
 defined in section 100 of the general municipal law, shall be authorized
 to the extent necessary to permit any public body as defined in  section
 102  of  the public officers law to meet and take such action authorized
 by law without permitting in public in-person  access  to  meetings  and
 authorize  such meetings to be held remotely by conference call or simi-
 lar service, provided that the public has the ability to view or  listen
 to  such  proceeding and that such meetings are recorded and later tran-
 scribed.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall  expire  and  be
 deemed repealed on the same date as the expiration of the state disaster
 emergency declared pursuant to executive order 202 of 2020.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10480-02-1