senate Bill S4779

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes an agency in a city with a population of one million or more to send notices, bills and other communications by electronic means

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Mar 29, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 28, 2012 2nd report cal.
Mar 27, 2012 1st report cal.469
Jan 04, 2012 referred to energy and telecommunications
Apr 25, 2011 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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Mar 27, 2012 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: Mar 27, 2012

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S4779 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
State Technology Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง310, St Tech L

S4779 - Summary

Authorizes an agency in a city with a population of one million or more to send notices, bills and other communications by electronic means.

S4779 - Sponsor Memo

S4779 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4779

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 25, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  state  technology  law,  in relation to sending
  notices, bills and other communications by electronic means in a  city
  with a population of one million or more

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

  Section 1. The state technology law is amended by adding a new section
310 to read as follows:
  S 310. ELECTRONIC NOTICING. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION  OF
THIS  ARTICLE  OR ANY OTHER LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, ANY
AGENCY OF A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE MAY  SEND  ANY
NOTICE, BILL OR OTHER COMMUNICATION BY ELECTRONIC MEANS IF THE PERSON TO
WHOM  THE  NOTICE, BILL OR OTHER COMMUNICATION IS TO BE SENT HAS AUTHOR-
IZED THE AGENCY TO SEND SUCH NOTICES, BILLS AND/OR OTHER  COMMUNICATIONS
BY ELECTRONIC MEANS.
  2.  IN  ANY  LAW,  RULE  OR  REGULATION  THAT REQUIRES OR AUTHORIZES A
NOTICE, BILL OR OTHER COMMUNICATION TO BE MAILED, THE REFERENCE TO  MAIL
SHALL  BE  DEEMED TO INCLUDE ELECTRONIC TRANSMITTAL OF SUCH NOTICE, BILL
OR OTHER COMMUNICATION TO ANY PERSON WHO HAS AUTHORIZED  THE  AGENCY  TO
SEND  NOTICES,  BILLS  AND/OR  OTHER  COMMUNICATIONS BY ELECTRONIC MEANS
PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, AND ANY NOTICE, BILL  OR  OTHER  COMMUNICATION
SENT  BY ELECTRONIC MEANS TO SUCH A PERSON SHALL HAVE THE SAME FORCE AND
EFFECT AS ANY NOTICE, BILL OR OTHER COMMUNICATION SENT BY MAIL.
  3. IN ANY LAW, RULE  OR  REGULATION  THAT  REQUIRES  OR  AUTHORIZES  A
NOTICE,  BILL OR OTHER COMMUNICATION TO BE SENT, A REFERENCE TO THE LAST
KNOWN ADDRESS SHALL BE DEEMED TO REFER  TO  THE  LAST  KNOWN  ELECTRONIC
MAILING  ADDRESS OF ANY PERSON WHO HAS AUTHORIZED THE AGENCY RESPONSIBLE
FOR SENDING THE NOTICE, BILL OR OTHER  COMMUNICATION  TO  SEND  NOTICES,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10861-01-1

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