senate Bill S1060

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to offering parental controls for internet services

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to energy and telecommunications
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S1060 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6183
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 12 §§300 - 302, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5171, A625A

S1060 - Summary

Relates to offering parental controls for internet services; allows the attorney general to bring a civil action against any internet provider that violates certain requirements.

S1060 - Sponsor Memo

S1060 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1060

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  PARKER, KRUGER, PERKINS -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Energy
  and Telecommunications

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to offering parental
  controls for internet services

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

  Section 1. The public service law is amended by adding a  new  article
12 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 12
                       INTERNET PARENTAL CONTROLS
SECTION 300. DEFINITIONS.
        301. PARENTAL CONTROLS.
        302. ENFORCEMENT.
  S 300. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE:
  1. "CHILD" MEANS A PERSON WHO IS LESS THAN EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE.
  2. "INTERNET OR ANY OTHER COMPUTER NETWORK" MEANS THE COMPUTER NETWORK
COMMONLY  KNOWN  AS THE INTERNET AND ANY OTHER LOCAL, REGIONAL OR GLOBAL
COMPUTER NETWORK THAT IS SIMILAR TO OR IS A PREDECESSOR OR SUCCESSOR  OF
THE INTERNET.
  3.  "INTERNET ACCESS PROVIDER" MEANS AN ENTITY THAT PROVIDES CONSUMERS
WITH PUBLIC ACCESS TO THE INTERNET.
  4. "INTERACTIVE  COMPUTER  SERVICE"  MEANS  ANY  INFORMATION  SERVICE,
SYSTEM,  OR  ACCESS  SOFTWARE PROVIDER THAT PROVIDES OR ENABLES COMPUTER
ACCESS BY MULTIPLE USERS TO A COMPUTER SERVER, INCLUDING SPECIFICALLY  A
SERVICE  OR SYSTEM THAT PROVIDES ACCESS TO THE INTERNET AND SUCH SYSTEMS
OPERATED OR SERVICES OFFERED BY LIBRARIES OR EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS.
  S 301. PARENTAL CONTROLS. 1. IF AN INTERNET ACCESS PROVIDER  KNOWS  OR
HAS  REASON  TO  KNOW  FROM  REGISTRATION  DATA IN ITS POSSESSION THAT A
SUBSCRIBER CURRENTLY RESIDES WITHIN THIS STATE, THE PROVIDER SHALL  MAKE

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

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