Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 15, 2023||
referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
|Jan 25, 2023||
advanced to third reading
|Jan 24, 2023||
2nd report cal.
|Jan 23, 2023||
1st report cal.172
|Jan 05, 2023||
referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Senate Bill S545
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S545 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Assembly Governmental Operations
- Law Section:
- New York State Urban Development Corporation Act
- Laws Affected:
- Add §11-a, UDC Act; add §149, St Fin L; add §99-z, Gen Muni L; add §107, Ec Dev L
- Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
2023-S545 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S545 SPONSOR: GIANARIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the urban development corporation act, the state finance law, the general municipal law and the economic development law, in relation to prohibiting confidentiality and non-disclosure provisions from inclusion in certain contracts entered into by the state or a muni- cipality PURPOSE: To ensure that private parties do not bind state officials with nondis- closure provisions in negotiations and contract, ensuring proper public review. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends chapter 174 of the laws of 1968, constituting the urban development corporation act, adding a new section 11-a prohibiting nondisclosure agreements in any such negotiations and contracts.
2023-S545 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 545 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 5, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sens. GIANARIS, COMRIE, MAY, RAMOS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions AN ACT to amend the urban development corporation act, the state finance law, the general municipal law and the economic development law, in relation to prohibiting confidentiality and non-disclosure provisions from inclusion in certain contracts entered into by the state or a municipality THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 1 of chapter 174 of the laws of 1968, constituting the urban development corporation act, is amended by adding a new section 11-a to read as follows: § 11-A. NON-DISCLOSURE AGREEMENTS; PROHIBITIONS. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, NO AGREEMENT OR CONTRACT ENTERED INTO BY THE STATE OR ANY INSTRUMENTALITY THEREOF, ANY PARTY NEGOTIATING ON BEHALF OF SUCH GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY, ANY MUNICIPALITY OR PUBLIC CORPO- RATION FOR PROJECTS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO TAX INCENTIVES, PAYMENTS IN LIEU OF TAXES, TAX ABATEMENTS, BONDS, NOTES, LOANS, GRANTS OR REBATES, SHALL CONTAIN ANY PROVISION, CLAUSE OR LANGUAGE THAT PROVIDES THAT THE CONTRACT OR AGREEMENT OR ANY OF ITS TERMS ARE CONFI- DENTIAL OR THAT THE PARTIES TO THE AGREEMENT OR CONTRACT ARE PROHIBITED FROM DISCLOSING, DISCUSSING, DESCRIBING OR COMMENTING UPON THE TERMS OF THE AGREEMENT OR CONTRACT. § 2. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 149 to read as follows: § 149. NON-DISCLOSURE AGREEMENTS; PROHIBITIONS. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, NO AGREEMENT OR CONTRACT ENTERED INTO BY THE STATE OR ANY STATE AGENCY OR PUBLIC AUTHORITY FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, OR ANY PARTY NEGOTIATING ON BEHALF OF SUCH GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO TAX INCENTIVES, PAYMENTS IN LIEU OF EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02056-02-3
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