|SAME AS||SAME AS S06718-C|
|COSPNSR||Brennan, Englebright, Buchwald, Scarborough, Galef, Otis, Cahill, Clark, Colton, Dinowitz, Gottfried, Gunther, Jaffee, Simotas, Skoufis, Steck, Titone, Zebrowski, Montesano, Borelli, Fitzpatrick, Lupinacci, McKevitt, Ra, Abinanti, Weprin|
|MLTSPNSR||Barclay, Braunstein, Camara, Cook, DenDekker, Glick, Jacobs, Malliotakis, McDonough, Mosley, Schimel, Sweeney, Thiele, Weisenberg|
|Add Art XV-B, S1 of Chap 154 of 1921|
|Relates to the disclosure of records and meetings by the port authority of New York and New Jersey to the public; provides that the state law with the greatest rights of access shall be deemed to apply where laws conflict.|
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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 8785--C IN ASSEMBLY February 14, 2014 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN, BRENNAN, ENGLEBRIGHT, BUCHWALD, SCARBOR- OUGH, GALEF, OTIS, CAHILL, CLARK, COLTON, DINOWITZ, GOTTFRIED, GUNTHER, JAFFEE, ROSA, SIMOTAS, SKOUFIS, STECK, TITONE, ZEBROWSKI, MONTESANO, BORELLI, FITZPATRICK, LUPINACCI, McKEVITT, RA, ABINANTI, WEPRIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BARCLAY, BRAUNSTEIN, CAMARA, COOK, DenDEKKER, GLICK, JACOBS, McDONOUGH, MOSLEY, SCHIMEL, SWEENEY, THIELE, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions -- reported and referred to the Committee on Codes -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee -- again reported from said committee with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee -- reported and referred to the Committee on Rules -- Rules Committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend chapter 154 of the laws of 1921 relating to the port authority of New York and New Jersey, in relation to the disclosure of records The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem- bly, do enact as follows: 1 Section 1. Section 1 of chapter 154 of the laws of 1921 relating to 2 the port authority of New York and New Jersey is amended by adding a new 3 article XV-B to read as follows: 4 ARTICLE XV-B. 5 1. Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary, the records of the 6 port authority shall be open to the public in accordance with the laws 7 of New York, articles 6 and 6-A of the public officers law, and New 8 Jersey, P.L. 1963, c. 73 (C. 47:1A-1 et seq.), pertaining to the disclo- 9 sure of government records. 10 2. When there is an inconsistency between the law of the state of New 11 York and the law of the state of New Jersey, the law of the state that 12 provided the greatest rights of access on the date that the chapter of 13 the laws of 2014 that added this article became a law shall apply. EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD14027-10-4A. 8785--C 2 1 3. The provisions of article 78 of the civil practice law and rules of 2 the state of New York or P.L. 1963, c. 73 (C. 47:1A-1 et seq.), of the 3 laws of New Jersey, as applicable, shall apply to enforce the provisions 4 of this article. 5 § 2. Severability clause. If any clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivi- 6 sion, section or part of this act shall be adjudged by any court of 7 competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect, 8 impair, or invalidate the remainder thereof, but shall be confined in 9 its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, section 10 or part thereof directly involved in the controversy in which such judg- 11 ment shall have been rendered. It is hereby declared to be the intent of 12 the legislature that this act would have been enacted even if such 13 invalid provisions had not been included herein. 14 § 3. This act shall take effect upon the enactment into law by the 15 state of New Jersey of legislation having an identical effect with this 16 act, but if the state of New Jersey shall have already enacted such 17 legislation, this act shall take effect immediately. The chairman of the 18 port authority shall notify the legislative bill drafting commission 19 upon the enactment into law of such legislation by both such states in 20 order that the commission may maintain an accurate and timely effective 21 data base of the official text of the laws of the state of New York in 22 furtherance of effecting the provision of section 44 of the legislative 23 law and section 70-b of the public officers law.