senate Bill S5594

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Makes certain not-for-profit corporations subject to the freedom of information and open meetings laws

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Corporations, Authorities And Commissions Committee


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Mar 11, 2021 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

S5594 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Not-for-Profit Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §116, N-PC L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5350

S5594 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes certain not-for-profit corporations subject to the freedom of information and open meetings laws.

S5594 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5594 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5594
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- 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, in relation to
   making certain not-for-profit corporations subject to the  freedom  of
   information and open meetings laws

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The not-for-profit corporation law is amended by  adding  a
 new section 116 to read as follows:
 § 116. ACCESS TO RECORDS.
   (A)  ANY NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION AS DEFINED IN SUBPARAGRAPH FIVE OF
 PARAGRAPH (A) OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWO OF THIS ARTICLE,  WITH  TWENTY-
 FIVE  OR  MORE FULL TIME EQUIVALENT EMPLOYEES, WHICH RECEIVES EITHER ONE
 MILLION DOLLARS OR MORE IN GOVERNMENT FUNDING, OR  SEVENTY-FIVE  PERCENT
 OR  MORE  OF ITS GROSS REVENUES THROUGH GOVERNMENT FUNDING, AND WHICH IS
 LICENSED BY THE OFFICE OF PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, OFFICE
 OF MENTAL HEALTH, OR DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AS  AN  APPROVED  PROVIDER  OF
 SERVICES,  SHALL  BE SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLES SIX AND SEVEN
 OF THE PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT  THE  PROVISIONS  OF
 THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO PATIENT RECORDS AS DEFINED IN THE HEALTH
 INSURANCE PORTABILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 1996.
   (B)  ANY  RECORDS  IDENTIFIED  BY  THE NEW YORK STATE POLICE AS SECURE
 DOCUMENTS REQUIRING THE NON-DISCLOSURE FOR SECURITY PURPOSES  SHALL  NOT
 BE SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SECTION.
   §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
 have become a law.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10107-01-1

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