6 CRR-NY 616.9NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 6. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
CHAPTER VI. GENERAL REGULATIONS
PART 616. ACCESS TO RECORDS
PUBLIC ACCESS TO RECORDS
6 CRR-NY 616.9
6 CRR-NY 616.9
616.9 Fees.
(a) There shall be no fee charged for:
(1) inspection of records.
(2) search for records.
(3) any certification pursuant to this Part.
(b) There shall be fees charged as follows:
(1) A fee of 25 cents per page for each copy not exceeding 9 by 14 inches in size for reproductions made on copying machines.
(2) A fee equal to the actual cost of reproducing any other records.
(3) To determine the actual cost of reproducing records, the department may include only:
(i) an amount equal to the hourly salary attributed to the lowest paid agency employee who has the necessary skill required to prepare a copy of the requested records;
(ii) the actual cost of the storage devices or media provided to the person making the request in complying with such request;
(iii) the actual cost to the agency of engaging an outside professional service to prepare a copy of a record, but only when an agency's information technology equipment is inadequate to prepare a copy, if such service is used to prepare the copy; and
(iv) preparing a copy shall not include search time or administrative costs, and no fee shall be charged unless at least two hours of agency employee time is needed to prepare a copy of the record requested. A person requesting a record shall be informed of the estimated cost of preparing a copy of the record if more than two hours of an agency employee's time is needed, or if an outside professional service would be retained to prepare a copy of the record.
6 CRR-NY 616.9
Current through February 15, 2022
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