NY S05743 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on May 14 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-05-14 - REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
Pending: Senate Investigations and Government Operations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Provides for the optional review by the attorney general of requests denied under the Freedom of Information Law; provides that if the attorney general denies the appeal, the requester may proceed under CPLR article 78; and if the attorney general grants the appeal, the attorney general shall order the agency to make the record available; an agency aggrieved by such an order may proceed under CPLR article 78.

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Title

Provides for the optional review by the attorney general of requests denied under the Freedom of Information Law; provides that if the attorney general denies the appeal, the requester may proceed under CPLR article 78; and if the attorney general grants the appeal, the attorney general shall order the agency to make the record available; an agency aggrieved by such an order may proceed under CPLR article 78.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-05-14SenateREFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS

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