|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to investigations and government operations|
|Jul 28, 2021||referred to rules|
senate Bill S7306
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7306 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7306 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7306 SPONSOR: KAPLAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public officers law, in relation to the availability of agency records prior to or at an open meeting PURPOSE: To make documents to be discussed at open meetings more accessible, to the public. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 103 of the public officers law to remove the phrase "to the extent practicable" so that documents to be discussed at open meetings are more accessible to the public. Section 2 provides the effective date.
S7306 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7306 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E July 28, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in relation to the availability of agency records prior to or at an open meeting THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision (e) of section 103 of the public officers law, as added by chapter 603 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: (e) Agency records available to the public pursuant to article six of this chapter, as well as any proposed resolution, law, rule, regulation, policy or any amendment thereto, that is scheduled to be the subject of discussion by a public body during an open meeting shall be made avail- able, upon request therefor, [to the extent practicable as determined by the agency or the department,] prior to or at the meeting during which the records will be discussed. Copies of such records may be made avail- able for a reasonable fee, determined in the same manner as provided therefor in article six of this chapter. If the agency in which a public body functions maintains a regularly and routinely updated website and utilizes a high speed internet connection, such records shall be posted on the website [to the extent practicable as determined by the agency or the department,] prior to the meeting. An agency may, but shall not be required to, expend additional moneys to implement the provisions of this subdivision. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11161-01-1
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