Bill Text: NY S04753 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Relates to expanding the definition of "public body".

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-22 - REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS [S04753 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S04753-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                     March 22, 2019
        Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
          ment Operations
        AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in relation to  the  definition
          of a "public body"
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 102 of the public officers law, as
     2  amended by chapter 704 of the laws of 1979 and such  section  as  renum-
     3  bered by chapter 652 of the laws of 1983, is amended to read as follows:
     4    2.  "Public  body" means any entity, for which a quorum is required in
     5  order to conduct public business and  which  consists  of  two  or  more
     6  members,  performing  a  governmental  function  for the state or for an
     7  agency or department thereof, or for a public corporation as defined  in
     8  section  sixty-six  of  the  general  construction  law, or committee or
     9  subcommittee or other similar body of such public body, and  any  entity
    10  consisting  of  two  or  more  members created by executive order of the
    11  governor.
    12    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.