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*NEW! September 2020: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo extends suspension of in-person meeting requirement of Open Meetings Law until October 4 in Executive Order 202.60

* August 2020: Recently Issued Advisory Opinion Regarding the Open Meetings Law and Executive Orders Relating to a Declared Disaster Emergency

* August 2020: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo extends suspension of in-person meeting requirement of Open Meetings Law until September 4 in Executive Order 202.55

* July 2020: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo extends suspension of in-person meeting requirement of Open Meetings Law until August 5 in Executive Order 202.48

* June 2020: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo extends suspension of in-person meeting requirement of Open Meetings Law until July 6 in Executive Order 202.38

* May 2020: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo extends suspension of in-person meeting requirement of Open Meetings Law until June 6 in Executive Order 202.28

* April 2020: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo extends suspension of in-person meeting requirement of Open Meetings Law through May 7 in Executive Order 202.14

* March 2020: Recently Issued Advisory Opinions Regarding the Open Meetings Law and Executive Order 202.1

* March 2020: Governor Issues Executive Order 202.1 which suspends certain requirements of the Open Meetings Law to allow the attendance of meetings telephonically or other similar service

 

January 2020 - New York State Department of State Announces New Executive Director of Committee on Open Government

February 2019 - Updates to FOIL and OML Case Law Summaries

December 2019 - Annual Report to the Governor and State Legislature


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Key Phrase Opinion Number
Park District 10133,
Parking Violations 3394, 15553, 17740, 18359,
Parochial School 1782, 17876,
Parole Records 791, 2116, 2292, 2741, 3306, 5213, 6653, 8602, 9979, 9999, 10181, 13125, 13755 , 14781, 15148, 15151,
Payroll Deductions 4565, 4575, 4885, 4962, 5015, 5486, 6806, 8283, 13343,
Payroll Information 474, 533, 565, 604, 640, 681, 780, 801, 814, 852, 893, 898, 1273, 1281, 1318, 1501, 1503, 1651, 1665, 1681, 1682, 1700, 1826, 1848, 1866, 1926, 1950, 1985, 1991, 1993, 2001, 2204, 2276, 2300, 2328, 2373, 2452, 2486, 2555, 2560, 2613, 2635, 2643, 2767, 2876, 2923, 2960, 3023, 3031, 3169, 3190, 3215, 3245, 3257, 3274, 3367, 3370, 3383, 3507, 3899, 3969, 4158, 4327, 4502, 4657, 4752, 4758, 5015, 5562, 5817, 5965, 6019, 6277, 6370, 6442, 6456, 6568, 6639, 6804, 6879, 6951, 7043, 7091, 7110, 7120, 7190, 7295, 7408, 7435, 7465, 7643, 7960, 8283, 8775, 9736, 9742, 10873, 11928, 13336, 14304 , 14468 ,
Payroll Information - Law Enforcement Employees 1353, 1538, 4708, 4788, 5555, 8170, 10099, 10347,
Payroll Information - Non-Governmental 506, 801, 964, 1413, 5773, 6975, 7064,
Payroll Information - Overtime 7340, 9028,
Payroll Information - School Administrator 10603, 14257,
Pension Information 4490, 4548, 6580, 8775, 9742, 10822, 16361, 17955,
Performance Award 1651,
Performance Evaluation 1030, 1973, 2097, 2112, 3031, 3048, 3914, 6108, 6255, 6710, 7617, 7633, 8664, 8763, 11408, 11936, 12396, 14287, 16429, 17097, 17885, 18599, 19057, 19352
Permissive Aspect 184, 771, 829, 951, 1128, 1130, 1380, 1973, 1991, 2254, 3354, 3892, 4083, 4418, 5100, 5615, 5770, 6576, 6693, 6767, 7771, 9348, 10050, 10111, 10713, 11635, 12034, 12208, 12210, 12934, 13544, 15701, 15955, 16204, 16321, 16799, 17492, 17713, 19250, 19296
Permit or Licenses Information (See License or Permit) 1431, 1450, 1659, 1677, 2496, 3517, 3762, 4009, 4801, 16541, 19642
Person in Need of Supervision 642, 1945,
Personal Computer 16407
Personal Privacy Protection Law - Asserted by Inmate 4299, 8249,
Personal Privacy Protection Law - Collection or Maintenance of Personal Information 314, 315
Personal Privacy Protection Law - General 6617, 6664, 6727, 6886, 6905, 6947, 7012, 7159, 7269, 7449, 7586, 7947, 8286, 8602, 8832, 9647, 9921, 10345, 12592, 12594, 13496, 13955, 316, 16322, 16926, 360, 19018, 366, 19516
Personal Privacy Protection Law - Denied Under 6752, 15882, 16926, 16946
Personal Privacy Protection Law - Inappropriate Disclosure Under 9210, 9237, 12049, 12594, 12743, 13731, 13386, 14064, 15148, 15151, 15725, 17930, ppl356
Personal Privacy Protection Law - in Relation to Local Government 3354, 3783, 3817, 3932, 5264, 7689, 8187, 10439, 12594, 16071
Personal Privacy Protection Law - in Relation to FOIL 8994, 9214, 12049, 13519, 15882, 16946, 17097, 18477, 19769
Personal Privacy Protection Law - Law Enforcement 7404, 9214, 15846, 17876
Personal Records 15049 , 15072
Personnel Records 771, 821, 1081, 1145, 1350, 1386, 1405, 1439, 1533, 1579, 1714, 1742, 1876, 2108, 2649, 2985, 3069, 3116, 3494, 3816, 3916, 3932, 4252, 4320, 4349, 4567, 4658, 4989, 4996, 5277, 5352, 5444, 5962, 6122, 6433, 6443, 6652, 6894, 6943, 7065, 7245, 7393, 7633, 7858, 8387, 8649, 8930, 9443, 9647, 9736, 11464, 11487, 11833, 13296, 13355, 13519, 14161, 14293 , 15263 , 15374 , 15725, 15831, 15887, 16322, 16429, 16530, 17902,
Personnel Records, Former Employee 2141, 4989, 8642, 8930, 14161,
Personnel Records, Private Sector 1916, 1951,
Petition 3730, 11036, 17354,
Photocopy Machine, Use of One's Own 6000, 7446, 8980, 10639,
Photographs 7359, 8009, 9370, 10827, 12829, 13005, 14196, 16194, 16301,
Pistol Licenses and Applications 536, 1140, 1266, 1529, 1831, 2934, 3046, 3260, 4732, 4872, 5050, 5657, 5684, 5693, 5726, 7287, 7516, 7689, 7918, 8315, 8636, 8902, 9771, 10150, 10711, 10737, 13544, 15980, 17033, 18158, 19039, 19087, 19187
Placement of Children 1357,
Police Blotters 70, 447, 559, 579, 746, 827, 1247, 1289, 1333, 1369, 1622, 1793, 1909, 2235, 2275, 2451, 2471, 2541, 2560, 2780, 2799, 2887, 2975, 3024, 3080, 3123, 3180, 3287, 3394, 3424, 3570, 3695, 3770, 3795, 3984, 4221, 4415, 4648, 4689, 5287, 5389, 5448, 5710, 6308, 7199, 7219, 7603, 7648, 8266, 8352, 8546, 9455, 11273, 12004, 12299, 12605, 13870, 16021, 17079,
Police Incident Reports See "Incident Reports, Law Enforcement"
Police Officer Candidate 6545
Police Officer Schedule or Assignment 9131,
Police & Correction Officers, Former 12423, 16792,
Police & Correction Officers' Personnel Records 587, 904, 940, 1353, 1438, 1768, 2051, 2311, 2425, 2516, 2560, 2614, 2736, 3043, 3672, 3717, 4035, 4284, 4289, 4296, 4697, 4709, 4898, 4923, 4925, 5013, 5638, 5710, 5734, 5920, 5983, 6064, 6315, 6406, 6410, 6628, 6760, 6798, 6961, 7106, 7265, 7281, 7482, 7571, 7602, 7644a, 7685, 8003, 8029, 8214, 8609, 9007, 9710, 9838, 10149, 10539, 10702, 10785, 10896, 10988, 11379, 11430, 11588, 11739, 12199, 12423, 12655, 12699, 13288, 14119 , 15198 , 15336 , 15670, 15991, 16005, 18168, 18299, 18308, 19202, 19449, 19774, 19775
Police Officers Memo Books 7829, 8215, 9840, 10038, 16118,
Police Radio 2885, 5508, 9935, 9984,
Police Radio Transmission 4743, 5893, 5991, 7042, 8076, 8331, 10270, 11629, 12608,
Police Video 17720, 17755,
Policy 63, 406, 640, 1260, 1345, 1610, 1910, 2114, 2197, 2626, 2749, 3063, 3215, 3239, 3608, 3895, 4277, 5926, 6393, 6401, 6468, 7483, 8415, 12243, 16141, 16429,
Political Activity by Public Employees 7122,
Political Party Committee 2593, 8135, 17913,
Political Request 17951,
Port Authority 1254, 1557, 3586, 7082, 7563, 18681,
Portions of Records 888, 903, 1175, 1310, 1327, 1347, 1434, 1463, 1665, 1821, 2063, 2106, 2166, 2189, 2248, 2366, 2445, 2474, 2516, 2538, 2634, 2644, 2649, 2780, 2847, 2887, 3247, 3257, 3298, 3514, 3656, 3695, 3718, 3764, 4136, 4236, 5642, 13229, 19249
Preference Regarding Disclosure 16290, 16947,
Preparing Record 17974,
Pre-sentence Report 397, 582, 694, 863, 1160, 1255, 1800, 1936, 1945, 2385, 2444, 2582, 2599, 3143, 3584, 3687, 4124, 4197, 4393, 4612, 4637, 4664, 4865, 5149, 5203, 5293, 5398, 5440, 5666, 5680, 5685, 5725, 5861, 6007, 6309, 6589, 7072, 8213, 11093, 12429 , 14854, 15936, 16063,
Presumption of Access 1463, 2460, 7317,
Prevailing Wage Data 10325, 12209, 12640,
Privacy 184, 204, 220, 302, 316, 418, 506, 565, 604, 636, 639, 649, 664, 673, 680, 801, 820, 830, 842, 890, 906, 976, 980, 1093, 1169, 1220, 1227, 1306, 1310, 1315, 1370, 1397, 1403, 1417, 1464, 1546, 1564, 1609, 1648, 1700, 1791, 1796, 1828, 1836, 1958, 2039, 2056, 2059, 2074, 2094, 2103, 2164, 2214, 2258, 2320, 2349, 2366, 2376, 2379, 2387, 2471, 2474, 2617, 2634, 2644, 2652, 2671, 2736, 2766, 2778, 2796, 2811, 2828, 2851, 2887, 3033, 3059, 3063, 3080, 3093, 3094, 3123, 3128, 3159, 3199, 3382, 3619, 3623, 3672, 3964, 4207, 4251, 4335, 4366, 7042, 7269, 7528, 7868, 7935, 7947, 8602, 9399, 9972, 10325, 10397, 10831, 11176, 11997, 12299, 12342, 12402, 12949, 13342, 13443, 14068, 14075, 15931, 16053, 16124, 17520, 17564, 18959
Privacy, Chapter 673, Laws of 1980 1637, 1699, 1703, 1741, 1790, 1893, 2395,
Privacy, Comments Received 18743,
Privacy, Corporate 721, 3059, 4751, 10958,
Privacy, Internet Office 15375,
Privacy, List of Names & Addresses 808, 1643, 1659, 1677, 1701, 1865, 2284, 3060, 3190, 3421, 3539, 3671, 3707, 3741, 3954, 4009, 4037, 4079, 4222, 4732, 4739, 4818, 4866, 4879, 4895, 4926, 5092, 5100, 5109, 5176, 5184, 5229, 5475, 5631, 5674, 5678, 5704, 5934, 5961, 5982, 6057, 6215, 6217, 6249, 6319, 6416, 6441, 6453, 6523, 6568, 6618, 6823, 6879, 6902, 7019, 7104, 7836, 8248A, 8278, 8326, 8395, 8573, 8670, 8871, 8953, 9143, 9207, 9210, 9324, 9814, 10251, 10556,10609, 10886, 11313, 11870, 11928, 12362, 12816, 12874, 13822, 14307 , 15108, 15608, 16609, 17477, 17909, 18160, 18300, 18635, 18551, 19078, 19154
Privacy of Deceased Persons 1697, 2984, 3656, 4133, 4808, 5356, 5362, 5820, 5885, 450, 9771, 9926, 10122, 10372, 11881, 13174, 13770 , 14584 , 15401 , 15757, 16398, 16552, 16791, 18633, 19618, 19712
Privacy - Medical Information 1183, 2423, 2648,3624, 4736, 4786, 5687, 5778, 6450, 7050, 7377, 7394, 7434, 7528, 7532, 10827, 11182, 12088, 19648
Privacy - Personal or Economic Hardship 796, 824, 878, 951, 971, 1159, 1336, 1347, 1639, 1710, 1727, 1744, 1819, 2143, 2894, 2954, 3093, 3184, 3217, 3427, 3714, 3843, 3979, 4117, 4446, 4665, 5008, 5275, 5296, 5605, 5755, 6483, 6617, 7238, 9544, 10827, 10831, 10849, 11176, 11313, 11326, 16507, 17286, 19647, 19684
Privacy - Public Employee 128, 184, 467, 578, 587, 604, 649, 685, 771, 788, 795, 904, 918, 941, 943, 947, 960, 1018, 1106, 1118, 1130, 1187, 1209, 1210, 1253, 1281, 1285, 1297, 1298, 1313, 1317, 1334, 1338, 1380, 1386, 1398, 1439, 1474, 1477, 1512, 1533, 1651, 1665, 1730, 1742, 1778, 1836, 1848, 1866, 1876, 1926, 1928, 1950, 1973, 1996, 2001, 2108, 2249, 2300, 2328, 2338, 2353, 2555, 2558, 2584, 2613, 2614, 2649, 2712, 2723, 2748, 2767, 2816, 2908, 2910, 2917, 2933, 3031, 3069, 3116, 3169, 3221, 3228, 3230, 3245, 3310, 3312, 3370, 3440, 3475, 3482, 3494, 3513, 3519, 3558, 3604, 3638, 3717, 3752, 3762, 3831, 3842, 3846, 3851, 3893, 4112, 4193, 4211, 4236, 4255, 4289, 4320, 4342, 4382, 4439, 4490, 4548, 4563, 4658, 4709, 4736, 4898, 4905, 4925, 4964, 5073, 5153, 5173, 5277, 5324, 5352, 5364, 5434, 5444, 5724, 5735, 5740, 5825, 5910, 6062, 6122, 6155, 6221, 6406, 6433, 6483, 6580, 6614, 6770, 6886, 6894, 6983, 7065, 7073, 7122, 7123, 7245, 7276, 7393, 7408, 7544, 7602, 7684, 7868, 7935, 7939, 8163, 8283, 8328, 9191, 9197, 9399, 9790, 9816, 9972, 10596, 10598, 10831, 10850, 10880, 10905, 11878, 12692, 12829, 13371, 13561, 13727, 13731, 13745 , 14962 , 15263 , 15374 , 15487, 15725, 16071, 16407, 17181, 17794, 18679, 18760, 18971,19018, 19088, 19656
Privacy Relative to Entities 5631, 6823, 6962, 7076, 7244, 7269, 8901, 8953, 9890, 10314, 10958, 11870, 13816, 17520, 18300, 18451
Privacy Relative to One's Business Capacity 6617, 6618, 7076, 7238, 7449, 7947, 8248A, 8278, 8596, 9454, 9911, 10609, 10880, 12816, 12866, 13822, 16051, 16451, 17691, 18160, 19699, 19713
Private Colleges & Universities 1458, 6022, 7343, 12100
Private Industry Council 3259
Proactive Disclosure 18665
Probation Records 1945, 6589, 7387, 7477, 7611, 11827, 16242,
Professional Discipline, Education Law 5354, 15334, 18551, 19727
Professional Licensing Boarding Violations 1329, 1370, 2366,
Professional Medical Conduct 857, 1846, 4549, 5114, 10467,
Professional Society 1873,
Proof of Identity 10345, 15808, 16528,
Proper Purpose 1448, 1476,
Proprietary Function 273,
Public Access TV or Radio 14842 , 15432 ,
Public Administrator 7713, 9358, 9650,
Public Assistance, Recipient of 421, 736, 1056, 1123, 1396, 1822, 2075, 2082, 6006, 6573, 6623, 6723, 8376, 10554, 14599, 15082
Public Authority 839, 2412, 2635, 5162, 6137, 18599
Public Comment 16988
Public Defender 7421, 10720, 11533, 12535
Public Employee, Access by 2370, 5022, 15948, 19675
Public Health Law, Regarding Quality of Assurance 7041,
Public Housing Law, §159 1065, 2214, 2433, 5866, 8938, 12399 , 14673
Public Officer/Employee, Request by 34, 753, 1291, 1612, 1622, 1781, 1958, 2008, 2059, 2383, 2458, 2491, 2781, 6053, 6730, 6968, 7013, 7068, 7081, 7634, 8178, 8244, 8387, 9422, 11448, 12692, 12910 , 12934, 14894, 15857, 15948, 16130, 17713, 18706
Public Proceeding, Records Disclosed During 7005, 19047
Public Safety Agency Records 4961, 5741, 6007, 6316, 6545, 8249, 9214, 9673, 10117
Public Service Commission 691, 2538, 11466
Public Utility 1049, 3019, 7882, 19238
Purpose of Request 777, 820, 1405, 1422, 1711, 1980, 3060, 3553, 4889, 5300, 7643, 7827, 15857, 16401, 16508, 16609, 18612,