Senate Bill S7775

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes a voluntary surveillance access database

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A9380 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2011-S7775 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9380
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §718, Exec L

2011-S7775 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a voluntary surveillance access database where residential homeowners and business owners may elect to have information and/or images obtained from their closed-circuit television or other electronic surveillance systems made available to law enforcement agencies.

2011-S7775 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2011-S7775 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7775

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 18, 2012
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing a  volun-
  tary surveillance access database

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

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 718 to
read as follows:
  S 718. VOLUNTARY SURVEILLANCE ACCESS DATABASE. 1. THE  DIVISION  SHALL
ESTABLISH  A  VOLUNTARY SURVEILLANCE ACCESS DATABASE TO BE MADE ACCESSI-
BLE, UPON WRITTEN REQUEST, TO ANY  LAW  ENFORCEMENT  AGENCY  SOLELY  FOR
PURPOSES OF A CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION.
  2.  RESIDENTIAL HOME OWNERS AND BUSINESS OWNERS WHO MAINTAIN A CLOSED-
CIRCUIT TELEVISION OR OTHER ELECTRONIC  VIDEO  SURVEILLANCE  SYSTEM  MAY
ELECT  TO  REGISTER  SUCH  INFORMATION,  LIMITED TO THE LOCATION OF SUCH
SYSTEM AND THE CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THE  OWNER,  WITH  THE  VOLUNTARY
SURVEILLANCE  ACCESS DATABASE.   SUCH OWNERS MAY WITHDRAW SUCH REGISTRA-
TION FROM THE DATABASE AT ANY TIME.
  3. REGISTRATION INFORMATION FROM SUCH DATABASE SHALL BE KEPT CONFIDEN-
TIAL AND SHALL NOT BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR DISCLOSURE OR INSPECTION  UNDER
THE  STATE  FREEDOM  OF INFORMATION LAW UNLESS A SUBPOENA OR OTHER COURT
ORDER DIRECTS THE DIVISION TO RELEASE SUCH INFORMATION OR IMAGE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediate-
ly, the addition, amendment and/or repeal  of  any  rule  or  regulation
necessary  for  the implementation of this act on its effective date are
authorized and directed to be made  and  completed  on  or  before  such
effective date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14235-09-2


              

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