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S07096 Summary:

Amd 202, St Ad Proc Act
Relates to minimum standards for online posting of rulemaking information.
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S07096 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                    IN SENATE
                                     March 24, 2016
        Introduced  by  Sen.  MURPHY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Commerce, Economic  Devel-
          opment and Small Business
        AN  ACT  to amend the state administrative procedure act, in relation to
          minimum standards for online posting of rulemaking information
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Subdivision  7 of section 202 of the state administrative
     2  procedure act is amended by adding  a  new  paragraph  (d)  to  read  as
     3  follows:
     4    (d)  When  a  notice  published pursuant to this section refers to any
     5  rule, text or other information that has been posted on a website  main-
     6  tained by a state entity in lieu of publication:
     7    (i)  the  text  or information shall be posted not later than the date
     8  the notice is published in the state register, and to the extent practi-
     9  cable shall be maintained on such website during the entire  period  for
    10  which such notice is effective; and
    11    (ii)  the  notice  shall  provide sufficient information to enable the
    12  public to access such information without extensive searching, and shall
    13  conform to any guidance prescribed by the secretary of state pursuant to
    14  subdivision nine of this section.
    15    § 2. Subparagraphs (iii) and (iv) of paragraph (a) of subdivision 9 of
    16  section 202 of the state administrative procedure  act,  as  amended  by
    17  chapter  230 of the laws of 2006, are amended and a new paragraph (v) is
    18  added to read as follows:
    19    (iii) reject those notices which are  not  in  substantial  compliance
    20  with  the  provisions  of  this  section,  give  prompt  notice  of such
    21  rejection to the agency, and advise such agency on the corrective action
    22  required; [and]
    23    (iv) publish all notices and statements, required by this section  and
    24  section two hundred one-a of this chapter, in the state register as soon
    25  as practicable[.]; and
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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     1    (v)  prescribed guidance, developed in consultation with the office of
     2  information technology services, for online posting of text and informa-
     3  tion pursuant to this section.
     4    §  3. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
     5  ing the date upon which it shall have become law, and shall apply to all
     6  notices published on or after such date.
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