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Governor Hochul Signs Legislation Requiring Advance Release of Documents Discussed at Public Meetings
On October 19, 2021, Governor Hochul signed legislation to amend the Open Meetings Law. Specifically, documents to be discussed at open meetings are to be made available to the public upon request or on an agency’s website at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.
News for those who serve on the boards of municipalities, IDAs, public authorities and other public entities: Governor Hochul has signed legislation to amend the Open Meetings Law, which authorizes board meetings to be conducted remotely.