senate Bill S4421

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides that a municipality may disclose any portion of a call made to its E911 system under certain conditions

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to local government
Apr 05, 2011 referred to local government

S4421 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง308, County L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1679

S4421 - Summary

Provides that a municipality may disclose any portion of a call made to its E911 system in any emergency situation to protect public safety or upon the consent of persons who made such calls.

S4421 - Sponsor Memo

S4421 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4421

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the county law, in relation to the availability of calls
  made to a municipality's E911 system

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 4 of section 308 of the county law, as amended
by chapter 309 of the laws of 1996, is amended to read as follows:
  4.  Records, in whatever form they may be kept, of  calls  made  to  a
municipality's  E911  system  [shall]  NEED  not be made available to or
obtained by any entity or person, other than that municipality's  public
safety agency, another government agency or body, or a private entity or
a  person  providing medical, ambulance or other emergency services, and
shall not  be  utilized  for  any  commercial  purpose  other  than  the
provision  of emergency services; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT A MUNICIPALITY
MAY DISCLOSE ANY PORTION OF SUCH RECORDS IN ANY EMERGENCY  SITUATION  TO
PROTECT  PUBLIC  SAFETY  OR  UPON  THE  CONSENT OF PERSONS WHO MADE SUCH
CALLS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10565-01-1

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