senate Bill S5296

Establishes the crime of unlawful dissemination of a security body scan

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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  • 03 / May / 2011
    • REFERRED TO CODES
  • 04 / Jan / 2012
    • REFERRED TO CODES
  • 08 / May / 2012
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.708
  • 09 / May / 2012
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 14 / May / 2012
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 21 / May / 2012
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 21 / May / 2012
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 21 / May / 2012
    • REFERRED TO CODES

Summary

Establishes the crime of unlawful dissemination of a security body scan.

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Bill Details

Versions:
S5296
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง250.70, Pen L

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S5296

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the penal law, in relation to the unlawful dissemination of a
security body scan

PURPOSE:
This legislation will make it a misdemeanor to unlawfully disseminate
security body scan images.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section One - amends the penal law by adding a new section 250.70 to
define a person guilty of unlawful dissemination of a body scan, when
or she, without the permission of the person of whom the scan was
made, knowingly disseminates a body scan taken for legal security
purposes, or any image or images derived from such scan to any person
who has not been authorized to receive the scan pursuant to state or
federal statues or regulates.

Section One - classifies unlawful dissemination of a security body
scan a class A misdemeanor.

Section Two - Sets forth the active date of the first of November next
succeeding the date on which it shall have become law.

JUSTIFICATION:
While understanding the need to protect our passengers and airports,
this legislation secures the privacy of men, women and children who
travel through the airports in the State of New York.
Unfortunately, there will be employees who abuse the system and
people's trust that they will perform their jobs in a professional,
ethical fashion.

This bill will provide the State of New York with the ability to
criminally prosecute those employees who take advantage of their
position of authority.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
This is a new bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This first of November next succeeding the date on
which it shall have become law.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5296

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the unlawful dissemination
  of a security body scan

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 250.70 to
read as follows:
S 250.70 UNLAWFUL DISSEMINATION OF A SECURITY BODY SCAN.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF UNLAWFUL DISSEMINATION OF A BODY SCAN,  WHEN  HE
OR  SHE, WITHOUT THE PERMISSION OF THE PERSON OF WHOM THE SCAN WAS MADE,
KNOWINGLY DISSEMINATES A BODY SCAN TAKEN FOR LEGAL SECURITY PURPOSES, OR
ANY IMAGE OR IMAGES DERIVED FROM SUCH SCAN, TO ANY PERSON  WHO  HAS  NOT
BEEN  AUTHORIZED TO RECEIVE SUCH SCAN PURSUANT TO STATE OR FEDERAL STAT-
UTE OR REGULATION.
  UNLAWFUL DISSEMINATION OF A SECURITY BODY SCAN IS A CLASS A  MISDEMEA-
NOR.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11327-01-1

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