senate Bill S264

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the use of social security numbers by an organization or governmental agency for the identification of an individual

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes

S264 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5396
Law Section:
Civil Rights Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง50-f, Civ Rts L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S304, A2830
2009-2010: S2180, A10563, A308

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

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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