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What you Need to Know About New York Public Records and Open Meetings

OnDemand Webinar (85 minutes)

Understand the New York open meetings and public records laws and how they apply to you.This topic will review current 'hot topics' and trends in the Freedom of Information and Open Meetings Laws, with a focus on recent statutory amendments and recent New York decisions. Ongoing issues, such as issues relating to information technology, dealing with a public body's 'Executive Session,' notice requirements, and grounds for denials of FOIL requests, will be addressed.


Karlee S. Bola?os, Harris Beach PLLC Lindsey Zullo, Harris Beach PLLC


Freedom of Information Law

• Definitions; What Is Covered; Electronic Information Issues

• General Rule - Access

• Grounds for Denial

Open Meetings Law

• Definitions

• Disclosure of Records Scheduled to Be Discussed in Open Meeting

• Communications Among Body's Members - Email?

• Exemptions

• Enforcement and Violation of OML - Remedies?

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