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2019 FOIL

 1.

CJA's November 30, 2018 FOIL request to Senate/Assembly --
"The Legislature's Certified Itemized Estimates of its Financial Needs for Fiscal Year 2019-2012,
as Required by Article VII,
§1 of the New York State Constitution"

Senate's December 10, 2018 response

Assembly's December 10, 2018 response   enclosed budget

 

2.

CJA's January 23, 2019 FOIL request to Governor Cuomo --
"The Governor's 'recommendations' pertaining to the Legislative & Judiciary budgets for fiscal year 2019-2020"

Governor's January 30, 2019 acknowledgment

Governor's February 28, 2019 response

 

CJA's January 23, 2019 FOIL request to Senate & Assembly --
"The Governor's 'recommendations' pertaining to the Legislative & Judiciary budgets for fiscal year 2019-2020"

Senate's January 30, 2019 response   enclosure

Assembly's January 30, 2019 response

 

3.

CJA's January 23, 2019 FOIL request to Assembly --
"2018 annual reports for Judiciary Committee, Codes Committee, & Committee on Local Governments"

Assembly's January 30, 2019 response

CJA's February 15, 2019 follow-up   Assembly's February 15, 2019 response

4.
CJA's February 11, 2019 FOIL request to Senate --
"2016, 2017, and 2018 annual reports for the Senate Committee on Investigations & Government Operations"

Senate's February 11, 2019 response

5.
CJA's February 11, 2019 FOIL request to Senate --
"2018 annual report for the Senate Judiciary Committee"

Senate's February 11, 2019 response

 

6.
CJA's February 14, 2019 FOIL request to Senate & Assembly --
"2007 Senate & Assembly Committee Hearings on the Commission on Judicial Conduct -- Funding"

Senate's February 22, 2019 response   link:  Video -- February 14, 2007 budget hearing 

enclosure:  2008 annual report of Commission on Judicial Conduct

Assembly's February 22, 2019 response

7.
CJA's February 15, 2019 FOIL request to Senate --
"2009 Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on Commission on Judicial Conduct & court-controlled attorney grievance committees

Senate's February 25, 2019 response

8.
CJA's February 15, 2019 FOIL request to Senate & Assembly --
"Judiciary Committee oversight hearings of the Commission on Judicial Conduct & of the court-controlled attorney disciplinary system, since the inception of each, 40 years ago"

Senate's February 25, 2019 response

Assembly's February 25, 2019 response

 

9.
CJA's February 15, 2019 FOIL request to Senate & Assembly --
"Oversight hearings of the NYS Attorney General, particularly by its judiciary committees, in the past 40 years"

Senate's February 25, 2019 response

Assembly's February 25, 2019 response

 

10.
CJA's February 15, 2019 FOIL request to Senate --
"Senate Finance Committee 'Blue Book'/analysis -- p. 63 'salary adjustments for State judges' pursuant to the 2015 report of the Commission on Legislative, Judicial & Executive Compensation"

Senate's February 25, 2019 response

11.
CJA's February 15, 2019 FOIL request to Senate & Assembly --
"% increase & $ cost of commission-based 'force of law' judicial salary increases since 2012"

Senate's February 25, 2019 response

Assembly's March 5, 2019 response   enclosure

Assembly's response  Legislative/Judiciary Budget Bill for Fiscal Year 2018-2019


12.
CJA's February 15, 2019 FOIL request to Senate & Assembly --
"Oversight hearings of NYS' district attorneys & of their salaries & 'state aid'/reimbursement to the counties by any Senate and Assembly committee, in the past 40 years"

Senate's February 25, 2019 response

Assembly's February 25, 2019 response


13.
CJA's February 26, 2019 FOIL request to Commission on Judicial Conduct --
 "Lawsuit challenges to the Commission on Judicial Conduct,
particularly by complainants whose complaints the Commission dismissed
or had not determined"

Commission's March 4, 2019 letter

14.
CJA's February 27, 2019 FOIL request to Criminal Justices Service
& Division of the Budget
--
"Plan for State Reimbursement to Counties for District Attorney Salaries
for Fiscal Year 2018-2019"



Criminal Justice Services --
March 6, 2019 acknowledgment

April 5, 2019 extension
April 12, 2019 response

Division of the Budget --
March 6, 2019 acknowledgement
April 12, 2019 response

15.
CJA's March 4, 2019 FOIL request to Assembly --
"Agendas of all meetings of the Assembly Committee on Oversight, Analysis
& Investigation in the 2019 legislative session"

Assembly's March 11, 2019 response

16.
CJA's March 6, 2019 FOIL request to Senate --
"Senate Committee on Budget & Revenues"

Senate's March 13, 2019 response

17.
CJA's March 6, 2019 FOIL request to Senate --
"'set of guidelines...published...by the Temporary Senate President'
pursuant to Senate Rule VI, §1"

Senate's March 13, 2019 response

18.

CJA's April 1, 2019 FOIL request to Attorney General --
"McKinney v. Commissioner of NYS Dept of Health"

Attorney General's April 1, 2019 acknowledgment  #G000243-040119

Attorney General's April 8, 2019 acknowledgment

Attorney General's May 1, 2019 response

19.
CJA's April 12, 2019 FOIL request to Attorney General --
salaries

Attorney General's April 12, 2019 acknowledgment  #G000260-041219

Attorney General's April 19, 2019 acknowledgment

Attorney General's May 17, 2019 response   attachment

 

20.
CJA's June 10, 2019 FOIL request to Governor, Senate, Assembly, Judiciary --
"2019 Commission on Legislative, Judicial and Executive Compensation
(Chapter 60, Part E, of the Laws of 2015)"

Judiciary's June 10, 2019 acknowledgment

Senate's June 17, 2019 response

Assembly's June 17, 2019 response

Governor's June 17, 2019 acknowledgment 

Governor's July 16, 2019 extension

Governor's August 13, 2019 response
 

21.
CJA's June 10, 2019 FOIL request to Governor, Senate, Assembly --
"'Public Campaign Financing and Election Commission' -- Part XXX of Revenue Budget Bill #S.1509-C/A.2009-C (Chaper 59, Part XXX, of the Laws of 2019)"

Senate's June 17, 2019 response

Assembly's June 17, 2019 response

Governor's June 17, 2019 acknowledgment 

Governor's July 16, 2019 extension

Governor's August 13, 2019 response

 

22.
CJA's June 20, 2019 FOIL request to Governor, Senate, & Assembly --
"Records of the Compensation Committee Established Pursuant to Part HHH of Chapter 59 of the Laws of 2018"

Senate's June 27, 2019 response

Assembly's June 27, 2019 response

CJA's July 1, 2019 FOIL follow-up to Governor

Governor's July 3, 2019 response

CJA's July 9, 2019 e-mail to pro bono counsel Alan Klinger, Esq. & Dina Kolker, Esq.

Dina Kolker's July 10, 2019 response

Beth Garvey

23.
CJA's June 20, 2019 FOIL request to Senate & Assembly --
"'Legislative Commissions' & 'Legislative Task Force on Demographic Research & Reapportionment' since Nov. 30, 2018"

Senate's June 27, 2019 response

Assembly's June 27, 2019 response
-- referred-to press release

24.
CJA's June 28, 2019 FOIL request to Attorney General --
"Soares v. State of New York (Albany Co. #906409-18)

Attorney General's June 28, 2019 acknowledgment

Attorney General's July 8, 2019 acknowledgment

Attorney General's August 5, 2019 response    enclosures

25.
CJA's July 2, 2019 FOIL request to Governor, Senate, Assembly, Judiciary --
"Compensation Commissions -- & their websites"
Chapter 567 of the Laws of 2010        Chapter 60, Part E, of the Laws of 2015

Judiciary's July 2, 2019 acknowledgment

Senate's July 11, 2019 response

Governor's July 10, 2019 acknowledgment   CJA's July 10, 2019 correction to Gov

Governor's August 9, 2019 response   enclosures

26.

CJA's July 22, 2019 FOIL request to Governor --
"Thank you & FOIL records request for phone number & e-mail for the office of the Governor's counsel --
& e-mail for Lt. Governor (& her counsel)

Gov's July 29, 2019 response   enclosure

27.
CJA's August 14, 2019 FOIL request to Senate, Assembly
"Senate & Assembly requests to the Attorney General for advisory opinion
for Bill/Resolution #S-8309 & #A-10651 to amend NYS Constitution to add
a new article V-A on 'state government integrity'"

Assembly's August 21, 2019 acknowledgment

Assembly's August 26, 2019 response   enclosure

CJA's October 28, 2019 follow-up to Senate

CJA's August 15, 2019 FOIL request to Attorney General

AG's August 15, 2019 acknowledgment  #G000578-081519

AG's August 22, 2019 response   enclosure

28.
CJA's September 3, 2019 FOIL/Open Meetings Law records request to Governor, Senate, Assembly -- "AGAIN: 'Public Campaign Financing and Election Commission' -- Part XXX of Revenue Budget Bill #S.1509-C/A.2009-C (Chapter 59, Part XXX, of the Laws of 2019)"   e-mail receipt

Senate's September 9, 2019 response

Assembly's September 10, 2019 response

Governor's September 12, 2019 acknowledgment, dated September 10, 2019

Governor's October 8, 2019 extension letter

Governor's October 21, 2019 response

 

29.
CJA's September 6, 2019 FOIL request to Attorney General
Jastrzemski v. Public Campaign Financing and Election Commission (Niagara Co. #E169561/2019) AND Hurley v. Public Campaign Financing and Election Commission (Niagara Co. #E169547/2019)

Attorney General's September 6, 2019 receipt

Attorney General's September 13, 2019 acknowledgment -- #G000624-090619

Attorney General's October 11, 2019 extension

 

30.
CJA's September 6, 2019 FOIL request to Governor, Senate, Assembly, Judiciary --
"AGAIN -- 2019 Commission on Legislative, Judicial and Executive Compensation
(Chapter 60, Part E, of the Laws of 2015)"

Judiciary's September 6, 2019 acknowledgment

Senate's September 13, 2019 response  enclosed rules/regulations

Assembly's September 13, 2019 response

Governor's September 13, 2019 acknowledgment

 

31.
CJA's September 9, 2019 FOIL request to Department of State --
"Postings on the Dept. of State's website for the Public Campaign Financing and Election Commission (C
hapter 59, Part XXX, of the Laws of 2019 -- Part XXX of Revenue Budget Bill #S.1509-C/A.2009-C)"

Dept. of State's September 16, 2019 acknowledgment

32.
CJA's September 16, 2019 FOIL/records request to Senate --
"Annual Reports of the Senate Committee on Elections: 2008-2018"

33.
CJA's September 23, 2019 FOIL/request to Legislative Bill Drafting Commission, etc.


34.
CJA's September 24, 2019 e-mail to Committee on Open Government

"FOIL REQUEST:  Records reflecting the date, time, and place of the Committee on Open Government's next meeting and its agenda"

September 24, 2019 response

CJA's September 24, 2019 further FOIL requests --
"Committee on Open Government rules & procedures, info about its members & chair --
& website"

September 25, 2019 response

indicated links:  Dept of State calendar of events: https://www.dos.ny.gov/about/calendar.html

 Dept. of State meeting notices: https://www.dos.ny.gov/about/newsroom.html

 

35.
CJA's September 27, 2019 FOIL/Records Request --
"The Legislature's compliance with Legislative Law §92 -- this year's 'Independent audit' of the 'internal controls' of the Senate & Assembly
"
 

Senate's October 2, 2019 response

Assembly's October 4, 2019 response
 Enclosures:  EFPR Bid Forms   Assembly FRP    Techn.   Winning Bid Contract

36.
CJA's September 27, 2019 FOIL/Records Request --
"The Legislature's compliance with Legislative Law §90 -- 'Internal control responsibilities"

      Senate's October 2, 2019 response

           

 37.
CJA's September 27, 2019 FOIL/Records Request
--
"The Legislature's compliance with Legislative Law §91 -- 'Internal audit responsibilities'"

Assembly's October 2, 2019 response

Senate's October 3, 2019 response    enclosure

 

38.
CJA's October 2, 2019 FOIL/Records Request to Senate & Assembly --
"Joint Certificates for the Legislature's General Budget Conference Committee for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 -- & for its 'Public Protection' & 'General Government' Subcommittees"

Assembly's October 9, 2019 response

enclosure -- joint certificate


39.
CJA's October 2, 2019 FOIL/Records Request to Senate --
"Resolutions Pertaining to Senate Rules for 2019-2020"

40.
CJA's October 2, 2019 FOIL/Records Request to Assembly --
"Resolutions Pertaining to Assembly Rules for 2019-2020"

Assembly's October 9, 2019 response

enclosure -- January 9, 2019 transcript

enclosure -- January 22, 2019 transcript

Enclosure -- resolutions

41.
CJA's October 2, 2019 FOIL/Records Request to Senate:
"Records showing when, where, and how the Senate 'amended'
Governor Cuomo's budget bills for fiscal year 2019-2020"

42.
CJA's October 2, 2019 FOIL/Records Request to Assembly:
"Records showing when, where, and how the Assembly 'amended'
Governor Cuomo's budget bills for fiscal year 2019-2020"

Assembly's October 9, 2019 response

enclosure -- Rules Committee agendas March 26 - 31, 2019

enclosure -- Ways & Means Committee agendas March 26 - 31, 2019


43.
CJA's October 2, 2019 FOIL/Records Request --
"The meaning, in dollars, of Senate Rule IX, §11:
'Allocation of Community Projects' -- & where such appropriations appear in the budgets for fiscal years 2017-2018, 2018-2019, and 2019-2020"

44.
CJA's October 2, 2019 FOIL/Records Request to Comptroller & AG --
"The 'Independent audits' of the Comptroller and Attorney General
pursuant to Executive Law §954

Attorney General's October 9, 2019 acknowledgment -- #G000715-100219

Attorney General's November 7, 2019 extension letter

45.
CJA's October 2, 2019 FOIL/Records Request --
"Attorney General’s 'register' pursuant to Executive Law §65"

Attorney General's October 9, 2019 acknowledgment -- #G000717-100219

Attorney General's November 7, 2019 response


46.
CJA's October 2, 2019 FOIL/Records Request to AG --
"'rules and regulations' promulgated by the Attorney General
pursuant to Public Officers Law §17(3)(c)

Attorney General's October 9, 2019 acknowledgment -- #G000718-100219

Attorney General's October 11, 2019 response

47.
CJA's October 2, 2019 FOIL/Records Request --
"Comptroller's annual accountings pursuant to Public Officers Law §17(3)(d)

Assembly's October 9, 2019 response

Governor's October 9, 2019 acknowledgment

Attorney General's October 9, 2019 acknowledgment -- #G000720-100219

Attorney General's October 11, 2019 response

Comptroller's October 9, 2019 acknowledgment

Comptroller's October 28, 2019 response  

Enclosure-2017    Enclosure-2018    Enclosure-2019

48.
CJA's October 3, 2019 FOIL/Records Request --
"YET AGAIN --...2019 Commission on Legislative, Judicial and Executive Compensation..."

49.
CJA's October 3, 2019 FOIL/Records Request --
"YET AGAIN --...2019 Commission on Legislative, Judicial and Executive Compensation..."

50.
CJA's October 3, 2019 FOIL/Records Request --
"(1) rules & regulations governing the Committee on Open Government's operations;
(2) appointments of its members; (3) selection of its executive director"

Committee on Open Gov't Assoc. Director O'Neill's October 3, 2019 auto-reply

Department of State's October 10, 2019 acknowledgment

51.
CJA's October 7, 2019 FOIL/Records Request to Judiciary --
"The Judiciary's 'Independent audits' pursuant to Judiciary Law
§249-c"

52.
CJA's October 7, 2019 FOIL/Records Request to Gov & Division of the Budget --
"The 'Independent audits' of the Executive Chamber and the Division of the Budget
pursuant to Executive Law §953"

DOB's October 15, 2019 acknowledgment


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