senate Bill S3984

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 - 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
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
Mar 05, 2021 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 03, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 02, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 01, 2021 1st report cal.446
Feb 01, 2021 referred to local government

S3984 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6229
Law Section:
Town Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §30, Town L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S5504
2019-2020: S1146

S3984 (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.

S3984 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3984 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3984
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. REICHLIN-MELNICK -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government
 
 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

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