COMMITTEE ON OPEN GOVERNMENT

COMMITTEE ON OPEN GOVERNMENT

 
General Information
Description of ServiceOversees 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.
Geographical AreaAlbany, New York; New York State
Public TransportationAccessible by public transportation
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenChinese; French; Italian; Japanese; Spanish; interpreters available
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 One Commerce Plaza
Physical Site Address 2 99 Washington Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Albany, NY 12231-0001
Mailing Address 1 One Commerce Plaza
Mailing Address 2 99 Washington Avenue
Mailing City, State, Zip Albany, NY 12231-0001
Main Phone (518)474-2518
TDD Phone 711
Fax (518)474-1927
Service Location Email coog@dos.ny.gov
Web Address www.dos.ny.gov
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateAug16
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Affiliated Program: COMMITTEE ON OPEN GOVERNMENT
This Service: COMMITTEE ON OPEN GOVERNMENT
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Disclosure Requirement Implementation (TP-1950.1800)
Freedom of Information Requests (DF-7000.2350)
Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups (TD-6500)
State Government Agencies/Departments (TD-0300.8000)
State Government Complaints/Ombudsman Offices (DD-1500.4150-800)