assembly Bill A924A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Amends the definition of "public body"

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  • 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
Dec 21, 2021 approval memo.66
signed chap.676
Dec 09, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 07, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.464
substituted for s1625a
Jun 03, 2021 referred to rules
Jun 02, 2021 delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.286
rules report cal.286
reported
May 26, 2021 reported referred to rules
May 17, 2021 print number 924a
May 17, 2021 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 06, 2021 referred to governmental operations

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A924 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1625
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §102, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A5783
2019-2020: A526, S2959

A924 - Summary

Amends the definition of "public body" to include any entity created or appointed to perform a necessary function in the decision-making process.

A924 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    924
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN, GALEF, ABINANTI, CARROLL, COOK, DINOWITZ,
   GOTTFRIED,  LUPARDO, RICHARDSON, L. ROSENTHAL, ZEBROWSKI, MONTESANO --
   Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT,  NIOU,  SIMON,  THIELE  --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations

 AN  ACT  to  amend  the public officers law, in relation to amending the
   definition of a "public body"
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 102 of the public officers law, as
 amended  by  chapter  704 of the laws of 1979 and such section as renum-
 bered by chapter 652 of the laws of 1983, is amended to read as follows:
   2. "Public body" means any entity, for which a quorum is  required  in
 order  to  conduct  public  business  and  which consists of two or more
 members, performing a governmental function for  the  state  or  for  an
 agency  or department thereof, or for a public corporation as defined in
 section sixty-six of the  general  construction  law,  or  committee  or
 subcommittee  or other similar body CONSISTING OF MEMBERS of such public
 body OR AN ENTITY CREATED OR APPOINTED TO PERFORM A  NECESSARY  FUNCTION
 IN THE DECISION-MAKING PROCESS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02035-01-1


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A924A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1625
Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §102, Pub Off L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A5783
2019-2020: A526, S2959

A924A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Amends the definition of "public body" to include any entity created or appointed to perform a necessary function in the decision-making process.

A924A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  924--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN, GALEF, ABINANTI, CARROLL, COOK, DINOWITZ,
   GOTTFRIED,  LUPARDO, RICHARDSON, L. ROSENTHAL, ZEBROWSKI, MONTESANO --
   Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT,  NIOU,  SIMON,  THIELE  --
   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 amending the
   definition of a "public body"
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 102 of the public officers law, as
 amended  by  chapter  704 of the laws of 1979 and such section as renum-
 bered by chapter 652 of the laws of 1983, is amended to read as follows:
   2. "Public body" means any entity, for which a quorum is  required  in
 order  to  conduct  public  business  and  which consists of two or more
 members, performing a governmental function for  the  state  or  for  an
 agency  or department thereof, or for a public corporation as defined in
 section sixty-six of the  general  construction  law,  or  committee  or
 subcommittee  or other similar body CONSISTING OF MEMBERS of such public
 body OR AN ENTITY CREATED OR APPOINTED TO PERFORM A  NECESSARY  FUNCTION
 IN  THE  DECISION-MAKING PROCESS.  A NECESSARY FUNCTION IN THE DECISION-
 MAKING PROCESS SHALL NOT INCLUDE THE  PROVISION  OF  RECOMMENDATIONS  OR
 GUIDANCE  WHICH  IS  PURELY  ADVISORY AND WHICH DOES NOT REQUIRE FURTHER
 ACTION BY THE STATE OR AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT  THEREOF  OR  PUBLIC  CORPO-
 RATION AS DEFINED IN SECTION SIXTY-SIX OF THE GENERAL CONSTRUCTION LAW.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02035-02-1