assembly Bill A2467B

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Enacts the accessible electronic information act for blind and disabled persons; creates a new fund in the state finance law; authorizes a NFP to administer the program

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 25, 2010 reported referred to rules
May 17, 2010 print number 2467b
May 17, 2010 amend and recommit to ways and means
Feb 03, 2010 print number 2467a
Feb 03, 2010 amend and recommit to ways and means
Jan 26, 2010 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 06, 2010 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jun 02, 2009 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 16, 2009 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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Multi-Sponsors

A2467 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2615
Current Committee:
Assembly Rules
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §92-g, Pub Serv L; add §99-r, amd §95, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A4161, A10458, S1053
2013-2014: A4156
2015-2016: A440

A2467 - Summary

Enacts the accessible electronic information act for blind and disabled persons; creates a new fund in the state finance law.

A2467 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2467

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PRETLOW -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions

AN ACT to amend the public service law and the  state  finance  law,  in
  relation to enacting the accessible electronic information 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 "accessible electronic information act".
  S 2. The public service law is amended by adding a new section 92-g to
read as follows:
  S 92-G. ACCESSIBLE ELECTRONIC INFORMATION; BLIND AND DISABLED PERSONS.
1.  A  QUALIFIED NOT-FOR-PROFIT ENTITY CAPABLE OF PROVIDING SUCH SERVICE
SHALL PROVIDE AN ACCESSIBLE ELECTRONIC INFORMATION SERVICE FOR  ELIGIBLE
BLIND  AND DISABLED PERSONS. THIS SERVICE SHALL BE PLANNED FOR CONTINUA-
TION FROM YEAR TO YEAR AND MAKE MAXIMUM USE OF FEDERAL AND  OTHER  FUNDS
AVAILABLE  BY  OBTAINING  GRANT  OR  IN-KIND  SUPPORT  FROM  APPROPRIATE
PROGRAMS AND SECURING ACCESS TO LOW-COST INTERSTATE RATES FOR TELECOMMU-
NICATIONS BY REIMBURSEMENT OR OTHERWISE.
  2. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOW-
ING MEANINGS, UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED:
  (A) "ACCESSIBLE ELECTRONIC INFORMATION SERVICE" MEANS NEWS  AND  OTHER
TIMELY  INFORMATION (INCLUDING NEWSPAPERS) PROVIDED TO ELIGIBLE INDIVID-
UALS FROM A MULTI-STATE SERVICE CENTER, USING HIGH-SPEED  COMPUTERS  AND
TELECOMMUNICATIONS  TECHNOLOGY FOR INTERSTATE ACQUISITION OF CONTENT AND
RAPID DISTRIBUTION IN A FORM APPROPRIATE FOR USE BY SUCH INDIVIDUALS;
  (B) "BLIND AND DISABLED  PERSONS"  MEANS  THOSE  INDIVIDUALS  WHO  ARE
ELIGIBLE  FOR  LIBRARY LOAN SERVICES THROUGH THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS AND
THE STATE LIBRARY FOR THE BLIND AND PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED  PURSUANT  TO
36 CFR 701.10(B);
  (C) "DIRECTOR" MEANS THE DIRECTOR OF THE SELECTED NOT-FOR-PROFIT ENTI-
TY;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00928-01-9

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Multi-Sponsors

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A2467A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2615
Current Committee:
Assembly Rules
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §92-g, Pub Serv L; add §99-r, amd §95, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A4161, A10458, S1053
2013-2014: A4156
2015-2016: A440

A2467A - Summary

Enacts the accessible electronic information act for blind and disabled persons; creates a new fund in the state finance law.

A2467A - Sponsor Memo

A2467A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2467--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PRETLOW, KELLNER, MILLMAN, ORTIZ, HOYT -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of A. BRENNAN, DenDEKKER, McENENY,  TOWNS,  WEISEN-
  BERG  --  read  once  and  referred  to the Committee on Corporations,
  Authorities and Commissions -- recommitted to the Committee on  Corpo-
  rations,  Authorities and Commissions in accordance with Assembly Rule
  3, sec. 2 -- reported and referred to the Committee on Ways and  Means
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public service law and the  state  finance  law,  in
  relation to enacting the accessible electronic information 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 "accessible electronic information act".
  S 2. The public service law is amended by adding a new section 92-g to
read as follows:
  S 92-G. ACCESSIBLE ELECTRONIC INFORMATION; BLIND AND DISABLED PERSONS.
1.  A  QUALIFIED NOT-FOR-PROFIT ENTITY CAPABLE OF PROVIDING SUCH SERVICE
SHALL PROVIDE AN ACCESSIBLE ELECTRONIC INFORMATION SERVICE FOR  ELIGIBLE
BLIND  AND DISABLED PERSONS. THIS SERVICE SHALL BE PLANNED FOR CONTINUA-
TION FROM YEAR TO YEAR AND MAKE MAXIMUM USE OF FEDERAL AND  OTHER  FUNDS
AVAILABLE  BY  OBTAINING  GRANT  OR  IN-KIND  SUPPORT  FROM  APPROPRIATE
PROGRAMS AND SECURING ACCESS TO LOW-COST INTERSTATE RATES FOR TELECOMMU-
NICATIONS BY REIMBURSEMENT OR OTHERWISE.
  2. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOW-
ING MEANINGS, UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED:
  (A) "ACCESSIBLE ELECTRONIC INFORMATION SERVICE" MEANS NEWS  AND  OTHER
TIMELY  INFORMATION (INCLUDING NEWSPAPERS) PROVIDED TO ELIGIBLE INDIVID-
UALS FROM A MULTI-STATE SERVICE CENTER, USING HIGH-SPEED  COMPUTERS  AND
TELECOMMUNICATIONS  TECHNOLOGY FOR INTERSTATE ACQUISITION OF CONTENT AND
RAPID DISTRIBUTION IN A FORM APPROPRIATE FOR USE BY SUCH INDIVIDUALS;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00928-02-0

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Multi-Sponsors

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A2467B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2615
Current Committee:
Assembly Rules
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §92-g, Pub Serv L; add §99-r, amd §95, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A4161, A10458, S1053
2013-2014: A4156
2015-2016: A440

A2467B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the accessible electronic information act for blind and disabled persons; creates a new fund in the state finance law.

A2467B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

A2467B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2467--B

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. PRETLOW, KELLNER, MILLMAN, ORTIZ, HOYT, ESPAIL-
  LAT, WRIGHT, PERRY, DelMONTE, ROSENTHAL -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A. BRENNAN, DenDEKKER, LUPARDO, MAISEL, MARKEY, McENENY, TOWNS,  WEIS-
  ENBERG  --  read  once  and referred to the Committee on Corporations,
  Authorities and Commissions -- recommitted to the Committee on  Corpo-
  rations,  Authorities and Commissions in accordance with Assembly Rule
  3, sec. 2 -- reported and referred to the Committee on Ways and  Means
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee -- again reported from said  commit-
  tee  with  amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to
  said committee

AN ACT to amend the public service law and the  state  finance  law,  in
  relation to enacting the accessible electronic information 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 "accessible electronic information act".
  S 2. The public service law is amended by adding a new section 92-g to
read as follows:
  S 92-G. ACCESSIBLE ELECTRONIC INFORMATION; BLIND AND DISABLED PERSONS.
1.  A  QUALIFIED NOT-FOR-PROFIT ENTITY CAPABLE OF PROVIDING SUCH SERVICE
SHALL PROVIDE AN ACCESSIBLE ELECTRONIC INFORMATION SERVICE FOR  ELIGIBLE
BLIND  AND DISABLED PERSONS. THIS SERVICE SHALL BE PLANNED FOR CONTINUA-
TION FROM YEAR TO YEAR AND MAKE MAXIMUM USE OF FEDERAL AND  OTHER  FUNDS
AVAILABLE  BY  OBTAINING  GRANT  OR  IN-KIND  SUPPORT  FROM  APPROPRIATE
PROGRAMS AND SECURING ACCESS TO LOW-COST INTERSTATE RATES FOR TELECOMMU-
NICATIONS BY REIMBURSEMENT OR OTHERWISE.
  2. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOW-
ING MEANINGS, UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED:
  (A) "ACCESSIBLE ELECTRONIC INFORMATION SERVICE" MEANS NEWS  AND  OTHER
TIMELY  INFORMATION (INCLUDING NEWSPAPERS) PROVIDED TO ELIGIBLE INDIVID-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00928-05-0

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