senate Bill S4367B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to expanding the public's ability to observe public bodies' meetings

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 12, 2022 advanced to third reading
amended 4367b
Jan 11, 2022 2nd report cal.
Jan 10, 2022 1st report cal.95
Jan 05, 2022 referred to investigations and government operations
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 09, 2021 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 08, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1636
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 02, 2021 print number 4367a
Jun 02, 2021 amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Feb 03, 2021 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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Jan 10, 2022 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S4367A
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 10, 2022

aye wr (1)

Jun 8, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S4367A
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S4367 - Details

Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§103 & 104, Pub Off L

S4367 - Summary

Expands the public's ability to observe public bodies' meetings.

S4367 - Sponsor Memo

S4367 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4367
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAYER  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
   ment Operations
 
 AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in relation  to  expanding  the
   public's ability to observe public bodies' meetings

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision (c) of section 103 of the public officers  law,
 as  added  by  chapter  289  of  the laws of 2000, is amended to read as
 follows:
   (c) A public body that uses videoconferencing to conduct its  meetings
 shall  provide  an  opportunity  for  the  public  to attend, listen and
 observe IN REAL TIME VIA BROADCAST, WEBCAST, OR  OTHERWISE  AND  at  any
 PUBLIC site at which a member participates.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03987-01-1


S4367A - Details

Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§103 & 104, Pub Off L

S4367A - Summary

Expands the public's ability to observe public bodies' meetings.

S4367A - Sponsor Memo

S4367A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4367--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAYER  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
   ment  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 expanding the
   public's ability to observe public bodies' meetings
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Subdivision (c) of section 103 of the public officers law,
 as added by chapter 289 of the laws of  2000,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   (c)  A public body that uses videoconferencing to conduct its meetings
 shall provide an opportunity  for  the  public  to  attend,  listen  and
 observe at any PUBLIC site at which a member participates.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03987-02-1


S4367B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§103 & 104, Pub Off L

S4367B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Expands the public's ability to observe public bodies' meetings.

S4367B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4367B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4367--B
     Cal. No. 95
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAYER  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
   ment  Operations  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,   ordered
   reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said committee -- recommitted
   to the  Committee  on  Investigations  and  Government  Operations  in
   accordance  with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from said
   committee, ordered to first  and  second  report,  amended  on  second
   report,  ordered  to  a third reading, and to be reprinted as amended,
   retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in relation  to  expanding  the
   public's ability to observe public bodies' meetings
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision (c) of section 103 of the public officers  law,
 as  added  by  chapter  289  of  the laws of 2000, is amended to read as
 follows:
   (c) A public body that uses videoconferencing to conduct its  meetings
 shall  provide  an  opportunity  for  the  public  to attend, listen and
 observe at any PUBLIC site at which a member participates.
   § 2. Subdivision 4 of section 104 of the public officers law, as added
 by chapter 289 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
   4. If videoconferencing is used  to  conduct  a  meeting,  the  public
 notice  for  the  meeting shall inform the public that videoconferencing
 will be used, identify the PUBLIC locations for the meeting,  and  state
 that  the  public  has  the  right  to  attend the meeting at any of the
 locations.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03987-04-1

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