|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 03, 2021||referred to corporations, authorities and commissions|
senate Bill S4339
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Corporations, Authorities And Commissions Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4339 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4339 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4339 SPONSOR: SKOUFIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the not-for-profit corporation law and the public authorities law, in relation to the applicability of open meetings and freedom of information laws to certain not-for-profit corporations PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this bill is to impose greater transparency and account- ability on those not-for-profit corporations that engage in municipal economic development and function as an instrument and subsidiary of local government. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill would add a new subdivision (h) to section 104 of the not-for-profit corporation law, which would require the Department of State to transmit to the Authorities Budget Office a copy of any
S4339 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4339 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 3, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions AN ACT to amend the not-for-profit corporation law and the public authorities law, in relation to the applicability of open meetings and freedom of information laws to certain not-for-profit corporations THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 104 of the not-for-profit corporation law is amended by adding a new subdivision (h) to read as follows: (H) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL TRANSMIT ELECTRONICALLY TO THE AUTHORITIES BUDGET OFFICE A COPY OF EVERY CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION FILED OR DELIVERED WHERE THE INCORPORATOR HAS INDICATED ON THE CERTIFICATE THAT HE OR SHE IS FILING SAID CERTIFICATE ON THE BEHALF OR AT THE BEHEST OF A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION, STATE OR LOCAL AUTHORITY, OR DISTRICT. § 2. The not-for-profit corporation law is amended by adding a new section 116 to read as follows: § 116. CERTAIN CORPORATIONS SUBJECT TO THE OPEN MEETINGS AND FREEDOM OF INFORMATION LAWS. THE FOLLOWING CORPORATIONS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTI- CLES SIX AND SEVEN OF THE PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW, RELATING TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION LAW AND OPEN MEETINGS LAW RESPECTIVELY: (A) ALL CORPORATIONS WHOSE CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION INCLUDES THE PURPOSE OF RELIEVING AND REDUCING UNEMPLOYMENT, PROMOTING AND PROVIDING FOR ADDITIONAL AND MAXIMUM EMPLOYMENT, BETTERING AND MAINTAINING JOB OPPORTUNITIES, INSTRUCTING OR TRAINING INDIVIDUALS TO IMPROVE OR DEVELOP THEIR CAPABILITIES FOR SUCH JOBS, CARRYING ON SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH FOR THE PURPOSE OF AIDING A COMMUNITY OR GEOGRAPHICAL AREA BY ATTRACTING NEW INDUSTRY TO THE COMMUNITY OR AREA OR BY ENCOURAGING THE DEVELOPMENT OF, OR RETENTION OF, AN INDUSTRY IN THE COMMUNITY OR AREA, AND LESSENING THE BURDENS OF GOVERNMENT AND ACTING IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST, OR ANY ABBREVI- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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