senate Bill S1767

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for unlisted telephone numbers without charge for victims of domestic violence for whose benefit an order of protection has been issued

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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S1767 - Details

Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง91, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5527

S1767 - Summary

Provides for unlisted telephone directory numbers without charge, for victims of domestic violence for whose benefit an order of protection has been issued by a court of competent jurisdiction.

S1767 - Sponsor Memo

S1767 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1767

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  PERKINS, KLEIN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and  Tele-
  communications

AN  ACT  to  amend  the public service law, in relation to providing for
  unlisted telephone numbers  without  charge  for  certain  victims  of
  domestic violence

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

  Section 1. Section 91 of the public service law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8. EVERY LOCAL EXCHANGE TELEPHONE CORPORATION SHALL, WHERE AN ORDER OF
PROTECTION EXISTS AND AT THE CUSTOMER'S REQUEST (ACCOMPANYING A COPY  OF
THE  ORDER),  WAIVE  THE CHARGES THEREFOR AND OMIT FROM ANY DIRECTORY OF
TELEPHONE NUMBERS PUBLISHED BY IT OR AN AFFILIATED COMPANY  THE  LISTING
OF  ANY  PERSON  WHO  IS  A  VICTIM  OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, AS DEFINED IN
SECTION FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE-A OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES  LAW,  AND  FOR
WHOSE  BENEFIT  ANY ORDER OF PROTECTION, OTHER THAN A TEMPORARY ORDER OF
PROTECTION, HAS BEEN ISSUED BY A COURT OF  COMPETENT  JURISDICTION,  FOR
THE DURATION OF SUCH ORDER.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it  shall  have  become  a law. Effective immediately the public service
commission is authorized to promulgate any and all rules and regulations
and take any other measures necessary  to  implement  this  act  on  its
effective date on or before such date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06752-01-1

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