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A01756 Summary:

COSPNSRGalef, Dinowitz, Mayer, Mosley, McLaughlin
MLTSPNSRBuchwald, Cook, Thiele
Amd 94, Exec L
Relates to meetings and proceedings of the joint commission on public ethics.
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A01756 Actions:

01/13/2017referred to governmental operations
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A01756 Memo:

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A01756 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 13, 2017
        Introduced  by M. of A. PAULIN, GALEF, DINOWITZ, MAYER, MOSLEY, McLAUGH-
          LIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BUCHWALD, COOK, THIELE  --  read
          once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  executive  law,  in  relation  to  meetings and
          proceedings of the joint commission on public ethics

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 19 of section 94 of the execu-
     2  tive  law,  as amended by section 6 of part A of chapter 399 of the laws
     3  of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
     4    (b) [Notwithstanding the provisions of article  seven  of  the  public
     5  officers  law,  no  meeting or proceeding, including any such proceeding
     6  contemplated under paragraph (h) or (i)  of  subdivision  nine  of  this
     7  section,]  Meetings  and  proceedings of the commission shall be open to
     8  the public[, except if expressly provided otherwise by the commission or
     9  as is required by article one-A of  the  legislative  law]  pursuant  to
    10  article seven of the public officers law. Notwithstanding the provisions
    11  of  article  seven of the public officers law, commissioners may partic-
    12  ipate in a meeting or proceeding of the  commission,  including  voting,
    13  from  a  location not open to the general public to conduct the business
    14  of the commission, so long as one of the locations from which the  meet-
    15  ing  or  proceeding  is  being conducted complies with the provisions of
    16  article seven of the public officers law. Such participation shall count
    17  towards quorum.  Furthermore, the commission shall maintain a record  of
    18  the  final  vote of each member in every proceeding of the commission in
    19  which the member votes.
    20    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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