senate Bill S1182

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides for the remote conduct of certain practices and procedures relating to board meetings

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Current Bill Status Via A1237 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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    • Passed Assembly
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 08, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1070
substituted for s1182
Jun 08, 2021 substituted by a1237
May 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 18, 2021 1st report cal.1070
Jan 07, 2021 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

Votes

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May 18, 2021 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

S1182
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee Vote: May 18, 2021

S1182 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1237
Law Section:
Business Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§708 & 602, BC L; amd §§603 & 605, N-PC L; amd §28, Rel Corp L; amd §6, Chap 122 of 2020
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8706, A10768

S1182 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the remote conduct of certain practices and procedures relating to board meetings utilizing electronic and/or audio-visual technologies; makes permanent provisions relating to providing for the remote conduct of certain practices and procedures relating to board meetings.

S1182 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1182 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1182
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. BENJAMIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
   and Commissions
 
 AN  ACT to amend the business corporation law, the not-for-profit corpo-
   ration law, and the religious corporations law, in relation to provid-
   ing for the remote conduct of certain practices and procedures  relat-
   ing  to  board meetings; and to amend chapter 122 of the laws of 2020,
   amending the business corporation law, the not-for-profit  corporation
   law,  and the religious corporations law relating to providing for the
   remote conduct of certain practices and procedures relating  to  board
   meetings, in relation to the effectiveness thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (b) of section 708 of  the  business  corporation
 law,  as  amended by chapter 122 of the laws of 2020, is amended to read
 as follows:
   (b) Unless otherwise restricted by the certificate of incorporation or
 the by-laws, any action required or permitted to be taken by  the  board
 or  any  committee thereof may be taken without a meeting if all members
 of the board or the committee consent in writing to the  adoption  of  a
 resolution  authorizing  the  action.  The  resolution  and  the written
 consents thereto by the members of the board or committee shall be filed
 with the minutes of the proceedings of the board or committee. [For  the
 duration of the state disaster emergency declared by executive order two
 hundred  two  that began on March seventh, two thousand twenty, notwith-
 standing] NOTWITHSTANDING any provision of  law  to  the  contrary,  the
 written  consent  of  a  member  may  be made electronically, where such
 consent is submitted via electronic mail, TEXT, OR OTHER  SECURED  PLAT-
 FORM FOR ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS, along with information from which it
 can  be  reasonably  determined  that the transmission was authorized by
 such member.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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