senate Bill S7623A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Extends provisions of law authorizing political subdivisions to permit any public body to hold meetings remotely and without in-person access during the COVID-19 state disaster emergency

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Current Bill Status Via A8591 - 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
Jan 14, 2022 approval memo.1
signed chap.1
Jan 12, 2022 delivered to governor
Jan 11, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.12
substituted for s7623a
Jan 11, 2022 substituted by a8591
Jan 10, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.12
reported and committed to rules
Jan 06, 2022 print number 7623a
Jan 06, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 05, 2022 referred to investigations and government operations
Dec 22, 2021 referred to rules

Votes

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Jan 18, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S7623A
17
1
committee
17
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 10, 2022 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S7623A
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Jan 10, 2022

aye wr (2)

Jan 10, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S7623A
17
1
committee
17
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S7623 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8591
Law Section:
Public Officers
Laws Affected:
Amd Part E §§1 & 2, Chap 417 of 2021

S7623 - Summary

Extends provisions of law authorizing political subdivisions to permit any public body to hold meetings remotely and without in-person access during the COVID-19 state disaster emergency.

S7623 - Sponsor Memo

S7623 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7623
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             December 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend part E of chapter 417 of the laws of  2021  relating  to
   authorizing  political  subdivisions to permit any public body to hold
   meetings remotely and without in-person  access  during  the  COVID-19
   state disaster emergency, in relation to the effectiveness thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 2 of part E of chapter 417  of  the  laws  of  2021
 relating to authorizing political subdivisions to permit any public body
 to  hold  meetings  remotely  and  without  in-person  access during the
 COVID-19 state disaster emergency, is amended to read as follows:
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall  expire  and  be
 deemed repealed [January 15, 2022] APRIL 1, 2022.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14074-01-1


Co-Sponsors

S7623A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8591
Law Section:
Public Officers
Laws Affected:
Amd Part E §§1 & 2, Chap 417 of 2021

S7623A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Extends provisions of law authorizing political subdivisions to permit any public body to hold meetings remotely and without in-person access during the COVID-19 state disaster emergency.

S7623A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7623A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7623--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             December 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. GAUGHRAN, HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and  when  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules -- recom-
   mitted to the Committee on Investigations and Government Operations in
   accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee  discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee
 
 AN ACT to amend chapter 417 of the laws of 2021 relating to  authorizing
   political  subdivisions  to  permit  any  public body to hold meetings
   remotely and without in-person access during the COVID-19 state disas-
   ter emergency, in relation to public bodies holding meetings  remotely
   and to the effectiveness thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Sections 1 and 2 of part E of chapter 417 of  the  laws  of
 2021 relating to authorizing political subdivisions to permit any public
 body  to  hold meetings remotely and without in-person access during the
 COVID-19 state disaster emergency, are amended to read as follows:
   Section 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of article 7 of  the  public
 officers  law  to  the  contrary,  any [state agency, department, corpo-
 ration, office, authority, board, or commission] PUBLIC BODY,  as  [well
 as any local public body] DEFINED PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWO OF
 THE PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW, [or public corporation as defined in section 66
 of the general construction law, or political subdivisions as defined in
 section 100 of the general municipal law, or a committee or subcommittee
 or  other  similar body of such entity,] shall be authorized to meet and
 take such action authorized by law without permitting in public  in-per-
 son  access  to meetings and authorize such meetings to be held remotely
 by conference call or similar service, provided that the public has  the
 ability  to view or listen to such proceeding and that such meetings are
 recorded and later transcribed. ["Local  public  body"  shall  mean  any
 entity  for  which a quorum is required in order to conduct public busi-

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14074-03-2

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