Local And State Government Law Section Spring Forum (2019)
Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Updates:
This presentation will be discussing the Freedom of Information and Open Meetings Laws. This presentation will offer a brief introduction to those laws, a description of the functions of this office and our website.
Robert J. Freeman, Esq., Executive Director, NYS Department of State, NYS Committee on Open Government (COOG), Delmar, New York
This presentation is an introduction to agency procurement, addressing purchasing methods, contractual terms, and vendor responsibility.
Robert C. Vanderbles, NYS Department of State, Office of the General Counsel, Albany, NY
This presentation will provide an update of legislation already adopted during the 2019 NYS Legislative Session Calendar, including the State Budget (assuming it is adopted by April 29th). In addition to highlighting legislation already adopted this Session, the presentation will discuss issues and bills the Legislature is likely to tackle before heading home at the end of June. Topics to be discussed include criminal justice reform, adult-use cannabis, e-scooters, election reforms, recycling reforms, the tax cap, red light and speed cameras, and more.
Wade Beltramo, Esq., NY Conference of Mayors (NYCOM), Schenectady, New York
- Online On-Demand