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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to codes|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to codes|
senate Bill S264
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S264 - Details
S264 - Summary
Prohibits the use of social security numbers by an organization or governmental agency for identification purposes of individuals, including: publicly posting or displaying an individual's social security number; printing the social security number on any card required to access products or services; requiring the social security number to assess a website; and printing an individual's number on any printed materials mailed to such individual… (view more) defines terms.
S264 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S264 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the civil rights law, in relation to prohibiting the use of social security numbers from being used as identification for individuals PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Prohibits the use of social security numbers for identification purposes. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends the Civil Rights Law by adding a new section 50-f. Prohibits the use of social security numbers by any organization or governmental agency as a form of identification for any purpose including publicly posting or displaying an individual's social security number, printing the social security number on any card required to access products or services, requiring the social security number to access a website, and printing an individual's number on any printed materials mailed to the individual. Section 2 - Effective Date EXISTING LAW: None.
S264 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 264 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. DIAZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the civil rights law, in relation to prohibiting the use of social security numbers from being used as identification for indi- viduals THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The civil rights law is amended by adding a new section 50-f to read as follows: S 50-F. PROHIBITION ON THE USE OF SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS AS IDENTIFI- CATION. 1. NO ORGANIZATION OR GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY SHALL USE AN INDIVID- UAL'S SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER IN ANY MANNER FOR IDENTIFICATION PURPOSES, INCLUDING: (A) PUBLICLY POSTING OR PUBLICLY DISPLAYING IN ANY MANNER AN INDIVID- UAL'S SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER; (B) PRINTING AN INDIVIDUAL'S SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER ON ANY CARD REQUIRED FOR THE INDIVIDUAL TO ACCESS PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE ORGANIZATION OR AGENCY; (C) REQUIRING AN INDIVIDUAL TO USE OR TRANSMIT HIS OR HER SOCIAL SECU- RITY NUMBER TO ACCESS AN INTERNET WEB SITE; AND (D) PRINTING AN INDIVIDUAL'S SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER ON ANY MATERIALS THAT ARE MAILED TO THE INDIVIDUAL, UNLESS STATE OR FEDERAL LAW OTHERWISE REQUIRES THE SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER TO BE ON THE DOCUMENT TO BE MAILED. 2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION: (A) "GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY" MEANS ANY AGENCY OR UNIT OF THE STATE AND ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION THEREOF. (B) "ORGANIZATION" SHALL MEAN ANY NATURAL PERSON, CORPORATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, TRUST, UNINCORPORATED ASSOCIATION, NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION, PARTNERSHIP, AFFILIATE OR ANY OTHER COMMERCIAL ENTITY LOCATED OR DOING BUSINESS IN THE STATE. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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