Rules of the Assembly
Rule X - Televising Assembly Session

Section 1. Televised Proceedings; Broadcast. Any televised proceedings of sessions of the New York State Assembly shall be made avail- able for statewide television broadcast, pursuant to the following:
  1. All televised proceedings of the Assembly session shall be unedited, except that only accredited news organizations, educational institutions, and public affairs documentary programs may utilize any portion of the Assembly television feed.
  2. No portion of the televised proceedings (either live or taped) authorized pursuant to this section may be utilized for:
    1. campaign or political purposes or to promote or oppose a ballot issue or the candidacy of any person for any elective office; or
    2. any paid commercial advertisements.
§ 2. Televised Proceedings; Ownership. The televised proceedings of sessions of the New York State Assembly as provided for in section one of this Rule, in any form, shall be deemed the property of the New York State Assembly.