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A00233 Summary:

MLTSPNSRGunther, Magnarelli
Amd 60, Gen Con L
Allows for additional online publication of public notices by counties, municipalities and school districts.
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A00233 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     January 9, 2019
        Introduced by M. of A. CAHILL -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. GUNTHER,
          MAGNARELLI  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental
        AN ACT to amend the general construction law, in  relation  to  allowing
          for online publication of public notices

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 60 of the general construction law  is  amended  by
     2  adding a new subdivision d to read as follows:
     3    d.  Notwithstanding  any provision of law to the contrary, in any case
     4  in which notice of any fact is required by law to be published or adver-
     5  tised in a newspaper, in addition to such requirement, a county, munici-
     6  pality or school district of the state is permitted, at  the  option  of
     7  the  governing  body  thereof,  to  publish the notice in an online news
     8  publication that (i) provides general interest news on a daily basis  to
     9  a  defined geographic location; and (ii) has been continuously published
    10  for at least one year prior to the date of publication of the notice.
    11    § 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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