|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2010||referred to consumer affairs and protection|
|May 26, 2009||reported referred to codes|
|Jan 07, 2009||referred to consumer affairs and protection|
assembly Bill A1393
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Keith L.T. Wright
James F. Brennan
A1393 (ACTIVE) - Details
A1393 (ACTIVE) - Summary
A1393 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1393 2009-2010 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y (PREFILED) January 7, 2009 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. BRODSKY, ORTIZ, WRIGHT, CLARK, LANCMAN, SCHROE- DER, EDDINGTON, PERRY, MILLMAN, COLTON, MAISEL, TITUS, CAMARA, CHRIS- TENSEN, BRADLEY, GUNTHER, JACOBS, LUPARDO, JAFFEE, GREENE, O'DONNELL, GABRYSZAK, ROBINSON, CUSICK, ZEBROWSKI, KAVANAGH, FIELDS, BENEDETTO, GALEF, ESPAILLAT, KOON, CAHILL, PERALTA, BROOK-KRASNY, HOOPER -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BOYLAND, BRENNAN, GOTTFRIED, HEASTIE, HEVESI, HYER-SPENCER, KELLNER, LATIMER, MARKEY, McENENY, PEOPLES, PHEFFER, REILLY, SWEENEY, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to establishing the online consumer protection act THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "online consumer protection act". S 2. Legislative findings. The state has the authority to enact consumer regulations to protect the people of the state. Recently, the state has enacted a series of laws to address problems arising from the ubiquity of the internet. From protecting consumers from electronic breaches of security to enacting laws prohibiting the practice of "phishing" -- an electronic form of identify theft -- the state has an obligation to enact sensible protections for the people. The internet age has changed, often for the better, the way people work, enjoy entertainment and interact with one another. However, with the internet age new problems have arisen that must be addressed, chief among them, the loss of personal privacy. Recent examples, including one where search engine results were tracked to an individual, have illus- trated that a person's privacy can be breached easily and with grave consequences. There is a fundamental rift between tracking technology and consumers' right to control what data is collected and where it EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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