COMMITTEE ON OPEN GOVERNMENT

 
General Information
Description of ProgramOversees and advises the government, public, and news media on Freedom of Information, Open Meetings, and Personal Privacy Protection Laws. The Committee offers guidance in response to phone inquiries, prepares written legal advisory opinions, and provides training to government and other interested groups. Recommendation to improve open government laws are offered in an annual report to the Governor and the State Legislature.
Geographic AreaAlbany, New York; New York State
Public TransportationAccessible by public transportation
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenChinese; French; Italian; Japanese; Spanish; interpreters available
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameMr.
Physical Site Address 1One Commerce Plaza
Physical Site Address 299 Washington Avenue
Physical Site City, State, ZipAlbany, NY 12231-0001
Mailing Address 1One Commerce Plaza
Mailing Address 299 Washington Avenue
Mailing City, State, ZipAlbany, NY 12231-0001
Main Phone(518)474-2518
TDD Phone711
Fax(518)474-1927
Program Emailcoog@dos.ny.gov
Web Addresswww.dos.ny.gov
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateAug16
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE
This Program: COMMITTEE ON OPEN GOVERNMENT
Affiliated Services: COMMITTEE ON OPEN GOVERNMENT