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S02451 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    January 20, 2023
        Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
          and Commissions
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  not-for-profit  corporation law, in relation to
          making certain not-for-profit corporations subject to the  freedom  of
          information and open meetings laws

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The not-for-profit corporation law is amended by  adding  a
     2  new section 116 to read as follows:
     3  § 116. Access to records.
     4    (a)  Any not-for-profit corporation as defined in subparagraph five of
     5  paragraph (a) of section one hundred two of this article,  with  twenty-
     6  five  or  more full time equivalent employees, which receives either one
     7  million dollars or more in government funding, or  seventy-five  percent
     8  or  more  of its gross revenues through government funding, and which is
     9  licensed by the office of people with developmental disabilities, office
    10  of mental health, or department of health as  an  approved  provider  of
    11  services,  shall  be subject to the provisions of articles six and seven
    12  of the public officers law; provided, however, that  the  provisions  of
    13  this section shall not apply to patient records as defined in the Health
    14  Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.
    15    (b)  Any  records  identified  by  the New York state police as secure
    16  documents requiring the non-disclosure for security purposes  shall  not
    17  be subject to the provisions of paragraph (a) of this section.
    18    §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth 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.
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