senate Bill S8663

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to electronic meetings conducted partially or solely by means of electronic communication; repealer

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Current Bill Status Via A9409 - Passed Senate & Assembly


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 23, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1193
substituted for s8663
May 23, 2022 substituted by a9409
May 16, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2022 1st report cal.1193
Mar 28, 2022 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

Votes

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May 10, 2022 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

S8663
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Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee Vote: May 10, 2022

S8663 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9409
Law Section:
Religious Corporations Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §28, amd §28, Rel Corp L

S8663 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to electronic meetings conducted partially or solely by means of electronic communication.

S8663 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8663 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8663
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 28, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAYER  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
   and Commissions
 
 AN ACT to amend the religious corporations law, in relation to electron-
   ic  meetings  conducted  partially  or  solely  by means of electronic
   communication; and repealing certain provisions of such  law  relating
   thereto

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 28 of the religious corporations law, as amended by
 chapter 588 of the laws of 2021, is amended to read as follows:
   § 28. Electronic  meetings.  Notwithstanding  any  provision  of  law,
 certificate of incorporation or by-laws to the contrary, if the board of
 trustees of a religious corporation is authorized to determine the place
 of  trustee meetings, corporate meetings, congregant or membership meet-
 ings, the board of trustees may, in its sole discretion, determine  that
 the  meeting  shall  be  held PARTIALLY OR solely by means of electronic
 communication. IN THE CASE OF A MEETING HELD SOLELY BY ELECTRONIC COMMU-
 NICATION, the electronic service and/or platform through which the meet-
 ing is held shall be the place of the meeting for purposes of this chap-
 ter. MEETINGS CONDUCTED PARTIALLY  OR  SOLELY  BY  MEANS  OF  ELECTRONIC
 COMMUNICATIONS  IN RELIANCE UPON THIS SECTION AND ANY INDIVIDUAL'S ELEC-
 TRONIC PARTICIPATION IN SUCH MEETINGS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO  THOSE  GUIDE-
 LINES AND PROCEDURES AS THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES ADOPTS.
   § 2. Section 28 of the religious corporations law, as amended by chap-
 ter 98 of the laws of 2021, is REPEALED.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14917-01-2


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