senate Bill S6887

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the secure digital mail communications act of 2012

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
May 30, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 23, 2012 2nd report cal.
May 22, 2012 1st report cal.879
Apr 04, 2012 referred to energy and telecommunications

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S6887 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10330
Current Committee:
Law Section:
State Technology Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 5 ยงยง501 - 504, St Tech L

S6887 - Summary

Establishes the secure digital mail communications act of 2012.

S6887 - Sponsor Memo

S6887 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6887

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 4, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommu-
  nications

AN ACT to amend the state technology law, in relation  to  digital  mail
  communications

  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 "secure digital mail communications act of 2012".
  S  2. The state technology law is amended by adding a new article 5 to
read as follows:
                                 ARTICLE V
                   SECURE DIGITAL MAIL COMMUNICATIONS
SECTION 501. DEFINITION.
        502. COMPLIANCE WITH STATUTORILY MANDATED COMMUNICATIONS.
        503. REQUIREMENTS FOR DIGITAL MAIL DELIVERY SERVICE.
        504. RULES AND REGULATIONS.
  S 501. DEFINITION. AS USED IN  THIS  ARTICLE  "DIGITAL  MAIL  DELIVERY
SERVICE"  MEANS  A  SERVICE  THAT  (A)  EMPLOYS  SECURITY  PROCEDURES TO
PROVIDE, SEND, DELIVER OR OTHERWISE COMMUNICATE  ELECTRONIC  RECORDS  TO
THEIR  INTENDED  RECIPIENTS  BY  MEANS THAT UTILIZE (I) SECURITY METHODS
SUCH AS PASSWORDS, ENCRYPTION AND MATCHING AN ELECTRONIC  ADDRESS  TO  A
PERSON'S  PHYSICAL  U.S.  POSTAL ADDRESS, OR (II) OTHER SECURITY METHODS
THAT ARE CONSISTENT WITH APPLICABLE LAW OR INDUSTRY STANDARDS;  AND  (B)
OPERATES  SUBJECT TO OTHERWISE APPLICABLE REQUIREMENTS OF THE ELECTRONIC
SIGNATURES IN GLOBAL AND NATIONAL COMMERCE ACT OR THE UNIFORM ELECTRONIC
TRANSACTIONS ACT ALLOWING INFORMATION TO BE PROVIDED, SENT, DELIVERED OR
OTHERWISE COMMUNICATED BY OR FROM A GOVERNMENT AGENCY, GOVERNMENT  OFFI-
CIAL OR ANY PERSON ACTING WITH OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT AUTHORITY TO A PERSON
IN THE FORM OF AN ELECTRONIC RECORD.
  S  502.  COMPLIANCE  WITH STATUTORILY MANDATED COMMUNICATIONS. ANY LAW
REQUIRING A GOVERNMENT AGENCY, GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL OR ANY PERSON  ACTING
WITH  OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT AUTHORITY TO COMMUNICATE WITH PERSONS IN WRIT-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15267-01-2

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