senate Bill S2434B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits an employer or educational institution from requesting that an employee or applicant disclose any means for accessing an electronic personal account or service

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
Jun 10, 2014 advanced to third reading
Jun 09, 2014 2nd report cal.
Jun 03, 2014 1st report cal.1189
Apr 30, 2014 print number 2434d
amend and recommit to labor
Mar 12, 2014 print number 2434c
amend and recommit to labor
Jan 08, 2014 referred to labor
Jun 04, 2013 print number 2434b
amend and recommit to labor
Mar 19, 2013 print number 2434a
amend (t) and recommit to labor
Jan 17, 2013 referred to labor

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Co-Sponsors

S2434 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §201-g, Lab L; add §115, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9654, S6831

S2434 - Summary

Prohibits an employer or educational institution from requesting or requiring that an employee, applicant or student disclose any user name, password, or other means for accessing a personal account or service through specified electronic communications devices.

S2434 - Sponsor Memo

S2434 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2434

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KLEIN, CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to  prohibiting  an  employer
  from  requesting  or  requiring that an employee or applicant disclose
  any user name, password, or  other  means  for  accessing  a  personal
  account or service through specified electronic communications devices

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

  Section 1.  The labor law is amended by adding a new section 201-g  to
read as follows:
  S 201-G. REQUEST FOR ACCESS TO PERSONAL ACCOUNTS OR SERVICES PROHIBIT-
ED.  1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING WORDS SHALL HAVE THE
FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "APPLICANT" MEANS AN APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT.
  (B) "ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE"  MEANS  ANY  DEVICE  THAT  USES
ELECTRONIC SIGNALS TO CREATE, TRANSMIT, AND RECEIVE INFORMATION, INCLUD-
ING,  BUT NOT LIMITED TO COMPUTERS, TELEPHONES, PERSONAL DIGITAL ASSIST-
ANTS AND OTHER SIMILAR DEVICES.
  (C) "EMPLOYER" MEANS (I) A PERSON OR ENTITY  ENGAGED  IN  A  BUSINESS,
INDUSTRY,  PROFESSION, TRADE OR OTHER ENTERPRISE IN THE STATE; OR (II) A
UNIT OF STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT; AND (III)  SHALL  INCLUDE  AN  AGENT,
REPRESENTATIVE OR DESIGNEE OF THE EMPLOYER.
  2.  (A)  EXCEPT  AS  PROVIDED IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS SUBDIVISION, IT
SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY EMPLOYER TO REQUEST OR REQUIRE ANY EMPLOYEE OR
APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT TO DISCLOSE ANY USER NAME,  PASSWORD  OR  OTHER
MEANS  FOR ACCESSING A PERSONAL ACCOUNT OR SERVICE THROUGH AN ELECTRONIC
COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE.
  (B) AN EMPLOYER MAY REQUIRE AN EMPLOYEE TO  DISCLOSE  ANY  USER  NAME,
PASSWORD  OR  OTHER MEANS FOR ACCESSING NONPERSONAL ACCOUNTS OR SERVICES
THAT PROVIDE ACCESS TO THE EMPLOYER'S INTERNAL COMPUTER  OR  INFORMATION
SYSTEMS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03108-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S2434A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §201-g, Lab L; add §115, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9654, S6831

S2434A - Summary

Prohibits an employer or educational institution from requesting or requiring that an employee, applicant or student disclose any user name, password, or other means for accessing a personal account or service through specified electronic communications devices.

S2434A - Sponsor Memo

S2434A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2434--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KLEIN, CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor --  commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the labor law and the  education  law,  in  relation  to
  prohibiting  an employer or educational institution from requesting or
  requiring that an employee, applicant or  student  disclose  any  user
  name,  password,  or  other  means for accessing a personal account or
  service through specified electronic communications devices

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

  Section  1.  The labor law is amended by adding a new section 201-g to
read as follows:
  S 201-G. REQUEST FOR ACCESS TO PERSONAL ACCOUNTS OR SERVICES PROHIBIT-
ED. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING WORDS SHALL HAVE  THE
FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "APPLICANT" MEANS AN APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT.
  (B)  "ELECTRONIC  COMMUNICATIONS  DEVICE"  MEANS  ANY DEVICE THAT USES
ELECTRONIC SIGNALS TO CREATE, TRANSMIT, AND RECEIVE INFORMATION, INCLUD-
ING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO COMPUTERS, TELEPHONES, PERSONAL DIGITAL  ASSIST-
ANTS AND OTHER SIMILAR DEVICES.
  (C)  "EMPLOYER"  MEANS  (I)  A PERSON OR ENTITY ENGAGED IN A BUSINESS,
INDUSTRY, PROFESSION, TRADE OR OTHER ENTERPRISE IN THE STATE; OR (II)  A
UNIT  OF  STATE  OR  LOCAL GOVERNMENT; AND (III) SHALL INCLUDE AN AGENT,
REPRESENTATIVE OR DESIGNEE OF THE EMPLOYER.
  2. (A) EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN PARAGRAPH (B)  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION,  IT
SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY EMPLOYER TO REQUEST OR REQUIRE ANY EMPLOYEE OR
APPLICANT  FOR  EMPLOYMENT  TO DISCLOSE ANY USER NAME, PASSWORD OR OTHER
MEANS FOR ACCESSING A PERSONAL ACCOUNT OR SERVICE THROUGH AN  ELECTRONIC
COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03108-04-3

Co-Sponsors

S2434B - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §201-g, Lab L; add §115, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9654, S6831

S2434B - Summary

Prohibits an employer or educational institution from requesting or requiring that an employee, applicant or student disclose any user name, password, or other means for accessing a personal account or service through specified electronic communications devices.

S2434B - Sponsor Memo

S2434B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2434--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KLEIN, CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor --  commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  labor law and the education law, in relation to
  prohibiting an employer or educational institution from requesting  or
  requiring  that  an  employee,  applicant or student disclose any user
  name, password, or other means for accessing  a  personal  account  or
  service through specified electronic communications devices

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

  Section 1.  The labor law is amended by adding a new section 201-g  to
read as follows:
  S 201-G. REQUEST FOR ACCESS TO PERSONAL ACCOUNTS OR SERVICES PROHIBIT-
ED.  1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING WORDS SHALL HAVE THE
FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "APPLICANT" MEANS AN APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT.
  (B) "ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE"  MEANS  ANY  DEVICE  THAT  USES
ELECTRONIC SIGNALS TO CREATE, TRANSMIT, AND RECEIVE INFORMATION, INCLUD-
ING,  BUT NOT LIMITED TO COMPUTERS, TELEPHONES, PERSONAL DIGITAL ASSIST-
ANTS AND OTHER SIMILAR DEVICES.
  (C) "EMPLOYER" MEANS (I) A PERSON OR ENTITY  ENGAGED  IN  A  BUSINESS,
INDUSTRY,  PROFESSION, TRADE OR OTHER ENTERPRISE IN THE STATE; OR (II) A
UNIT OF STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT; AND (III)  SHALL  INCLUDE  AN  AGENT,
REPRESENTATIVE OR DESIGNEE OF THE EMPLOYER.
  2.  (A)  EXCEPT  AS  PROVIDED IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS SUBDIVISION, IT
SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY EMPLOYER TO REQUEST OR REQUIRE ANY EMPLOYEE OR
APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT TO DISCLOSE ANY USER NAME,  PASSWORD  OR  OTHER
MEANS  FOR ACCESSING A PERSONAL ACCOUNT OR SERVICE THROUGH AN ELECTRONIC
COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03108-06-3

Co-Sponsors

S2434C - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §201-g, Lab L; add §115, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9654, S6831

S2434C - Summary

Prohibits an employer or educational institution from requesting or requiring that an employee, applicant or student disclose any user name, password, or other means for accessing a personal account or service through specified electronic communications devices.

S2434C - Sponsor Memo

S2434C - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2434--C

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KLEIN, CARLUCCI, ROBACH -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted  to  said committee -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
  recommitted  to  the Committee on Labor in accordance with Senate Rule
  6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  labor law and the education law, in relation to
  prohibiting an employer or educational institution from requesting  or
  requiring  that  an  employee,  applicant or student disclose any user
  name, password, or other means for accessing  a  personal  account  or
  service through specified electronic communications devices

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

  Section 1.  The labor law is amended by adding a new section 201-g  to
read as follows:
  S 201-G. REQUEST FOR ACCESS TO PERSONAL ACCOUNTS OR SERVICES PROHIBIT-
ED.  1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING WORDS SHALL HAVE THE
FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "APPLICANT" MEANS AN APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT.
  (B) "ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE"  MEANS  ANY  DEVICE  THAT  USES
ELECTRONIC SIGNALS TO CREATE, TRANSMIT, AND RECEIVE INFORMATION, INCLUD-
ING,  BUT NOT LIMITED TO COMPUTERS, TELEPHONES, PERSONAL DIGITAL ASSIST-
ANTS AND OTHER SIMILAR DEVICES.
  (C) "EMPLOYER" MEANS (I) A PERSON OR ENTITY  ENGAGED  IN  A  BUSINESS,
INDUSTRY,  PROFESSION, TRADE OR OTHER ENTERPRISE IN THE STATE; OR (II) A
UNIT OF STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT; AND (III)  SHALL  INCLUDE  AN  AGENT,
REPRESENTATIVE OR DESIGNEE OF THE EMPLOYER.
  2.  (A)  EXCEPT  AS  PROVIDED IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS SUBDIVISION, IT
SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY EMPLOYER TO REQUEST OR REQUIRE ANY EMPLOYEE OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03108-08-4

Co-Sponsors

S2434D (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §201-g, Lab L; add §115, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9654, S6831

S2434D (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits an employer or educational institution from requesting or requiring that an employee, applicant or student disclose any user name, password, or other means for accessing a personal account or service through specified electronic communications devices.

S2434D (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2434D (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2434--D

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KLEIN, CARLUCCI, ROBACH -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted  to  said committee -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
  recommitted  to  the Committee on Labor in accordance with Senate Rule
  6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended  and  recommitted  to  said committee -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  labor law and the education law, in relation to
  prohibiting an employer or educational institution from requesting  or
  requiring  that  an  employee,  applicant or student disclose any user
  name, password, or other means for accessing  a  personal  account  or
  service through specified electronic communications devices

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

  Section 1.  The labor law is amended by adding a new section 201-g  to
read as follows:
  S 201-G. REQUEST FOR ACCESS TO PERSONAL ACCOUNTS OR SERVICES PROHIBIT-
ED.  1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING WORDS SHALL HAVE THE
FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "APPLICANT" MEANS AN APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT.
  (B) "ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE"  MEANS  ANY  DEVICE  THAT  USES
ELECTRONIC SIGNALS TO CREATE, TRANSMIT, AND RECEIVE INFORMATION, INCLUD-
ING,  BUT NOT LIMITED TO COMPUTERS, TELEPHONES, PERSONAL DIGITAL ASSIST-
ANTS AND OTHER SIMILAR DEVICES.
  (C) "EMPLOYER" MEANS (I) A PERSON OR ENTITY  ENGAGED  IN  A  BUSINESS,
INDUSTRY,  PROFESSION, TRADE OR OTHER ENTERPRISE IN THE STATE; OR (II) A
UNIT OF STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT; AND (III)  SHALL  INCLUDE  AN  AGENT,
REPRESENTATIVE OR DESIGNEE OF THE EMPLOYER.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03108-10-4

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