Arts and Cultural Affairs
§ 57.21. Local government records advisory council. The commissioner of education shall appoint a local government records advisory council consisting of representatives of local government associations, historians, the chief administrative judge, the commissioner of the department of records and information services of the city of New York or its successor agency, other users of local government records, and other citizens. The city clerk of the city of New York shall be a non-voting members of such advisory council. The council shall advise the commissioner of education concerning local government records policies and procedures, state services and financial support needed to assist or advise local officials, and regulations pertaining to local government records, and grants for local government records management improvement pursuant to section 57.35 of this chapter. The advisory council shall prepare an initial report on the above matters by December first, nineteen hundred eighty-seven to be provided to the commissioner of education, the governor, and appropriate committees of the legislature. The commissioner of education shall not promulgate regulations for the administration and maintenance of local government records before July first, nineteen hundred eighty-eight except with prior consultation with and review by the advisory council.