records or portions of records are excepted from disclosure
under authority of Public Officers Law Section 87.2(a-1). Should
your request be denied, you will be notified in writing stating
the reason for the denial and advising your right to an appeal.
more information on FOIL law, you may visit the New York State
Office of General Services website at: www.ogs.ny.gov.
and Obtaining Records via Email
Governor recently approved legislation (Chapter 182) to amend
the Freedom of Information Law that requires the Committee on
Open Government "to develop a form, which shall be made
available on the Internet, that may be used b the public to
request a record." The new law further requires as follows:
entities shall, provided such entity has reasonable means available,
accept requests for records submitted in the form of electronic
mail and shall respond to such requests by electronic mail,
using forms, to the extent practicable, consistent with the
form or forms developed by the Committee on Open Government
pursuant to subdivision one of this section and provided that
the written requests do not seek a response in some other form."
form for requesting records via email is available
here for the Notice
of Intention to Examine Public Records