|Submitted||March 7, 2018|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:
Any documents, communications, or records from then-Senate counsel Shelley Mayer regarding the seating or expulsion of Sen. Hiram Monserrate. Monseratte served in the Senate from Jan. 1, 2009 until Feb. 9, 2010.
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.
March 14, 2018
Mr. Jon Black
DEPT MR 50286
411A Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02144-2516
Dear Mr. Black:
This is to acknowledge receipt of your email dated March 7, 2018
pursuant to the Freedom of Information Law.
You are requesting … “ any documents, communications, or records from
then-Senate counsel Shelley Mayer regarding the seating or expulsion of
Sen. Hiram Monserrate … ”. The time period indicated is January 1, 2009
through February 9, 2010.
Please be advised the records you request, if the records even exist,
are not subject to disclosure pursuant to Senate Rules. Also, please be
aware the New York State Senate’s Document Retention Policy is seven (7)
I have attached a copy of the Senate’s Rules and Regulations Relating
to the Public Inspection and Copying of Legislative Records for your
Francis W. Patience
Secretary of the Senate
(See attached file: Rules and Regulations March 2013.pdf)