senate Bill S155

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes the use of innovative techniques to enhance public participation in the rule making process

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • 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 28, 2021 approval memo.152
signed chap.801
Dec 20, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 10, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.716
substituted for a6267
Mar 16, 2021 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 25, 2021 advanced to third reading
Jan 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
Jan 19, 2021 1st report cal.121
Jan 06, 2021 referred to commerce, economic development and small business

Votes

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Jan 19, 2021 - Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business committee Vote

S155
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0
committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Committee Vote: Jan 19, 2021

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S155 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6267
Law Section:
State Administrative Procedure Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §102, add §202-f, St Ad Proc Act
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A8431
2011-2012: S1967, A1648
2013-2014: S589, A142
2015-2016: S2384, A5829
2017-2018: S2397, A6454, A9737
2019-2020: S1265, A6859

S155 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the use of innovative techniques to enhance public participation in the rule making process; provides that use of such techniques shall in no way otherwise diminish public participation in the rule making process; establishes a three year pilot project for seven major regulatory agencies to hold public hearings upon petition of 125 or more New York residents.

S155 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S155 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    155
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. GIANARIS, ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Commerce, Econom-
   ic Development and Small Business
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the state administrative procedure act, in relation to
   public hearings on proposed rules; and providing  for  the  repeal  of
   such provisions upon expiration thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 102 of  the  state  administrative
 procedure act, as amended by section 155 of subpart B of part C of chap-
 ter 62 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
   1. "Agency" means any department, board, bureau, commission, division,
 office,  council, committee or officer of the state, or a public benefit
 corporation or public  authority  at  least  one  of  whose  members  is
 appointed  by  the  governor, authorized by law to make rules or to make
 final decisions in adjudicatory proceedings but shall  not  include  the
 governor,  agencies  in  the legislative and judicial branches, agencies
 created by interstate compact or international agreement,  the  division
 of  military  and naval affairs to the extent it exercises its responsi-
 bility for military and naval affairs, the division of state police, the
 identification and intelligence unit of the division of criminal justice
 services, the state insurance fund, the  unemployment  insurance  appeal
 board, and except for purposes of subdivision one of section two hundred
 two-d  AND  SECTION  TWO  HUNDRED  TWO-F  of  this chapter, the workers'
 compensation board and except for purposes of article two of this  chap-
 ter, the department of corrections and community supervision.
   § 2. The state administrative procedure act is amended by adding a new
 section 202-f to read as follows:
   §  202-F.  PUBLIC  HEARINGS. 1. WHENEVER A PUBLIC HEARING IS HELD ON A
 PROPOSED RULE PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER,  UNLESS  OTHERWISE  PROVIDED  IN
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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