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SB1854 Summary:

BILL NOS01854A
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORCROCI
 
COSPNSRBROOKS
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 1002 & 1020-c, Pub Auth L
 
Requires the state power authority and the Long Island power authority to webcast all public meetings, record such meetings and make them accessible from the website for at least one year.
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SB1854 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         1854--A
            Cal. No. 174
 
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    January 11, 2017
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen.  CROCI  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
          cations  --  reported  favorably from said committee, ordered to first
          report, amended on first  report,  ordered  to  a  second  report  and
          ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of second report
 
        AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to webcasting of
          public meetings
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Section 1002 of the public authorities law  is  amended  by
     2  adding a new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
     3    3.    In accordance with subdivision f of section one hundred three of
     4  the public officers law, open meetings of the authority shall be  broad-
     5  cast  to  the  public  and  maintained as records of the authority. Open
     6  meetings shall be streamed on the website maintained by  the  authority,
     7  in  real  time,  and posted on such website for a period of at least one
     8  year.
     9    § 2. Section 1020-c of the public authorities law, as added by chapter
    10  517 of the laws of 1986, is amended by adding a  new  subdivision  4  to
    11  read as follows:
    12    4.    In accordance with subdivision f of section one hundred three of
    13  the public officers law, open meetings of the authority shall be  broad-
    14  cast  to  the  public  and  maintained as records of the authority. Open
    15  meetings shall be streamed on the website maintained by  the  authority,
    16  in  real  time,  and posted on such website for a period of at least one
    17  year.
    18    § 3. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
    19  have become a law.
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD03975-02-7
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