senate Bill S6748

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts the smartphone and tablet security act

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Mar 05, 2014 referred to consumer protection

S6748 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9070
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 39-H ยงยง899-aaaa - 899-cccc, Gen Bus L

S6748 - Summary

Enacts the smartphone and tablet security act.

S6748 - Sponsor Memo

S6748 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6748

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 5, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation  to  enacting  the
  smartphone and tablet security act

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known as and may be cited as the  "smart-
phone and tablet security act".
  S  2. The general business law is amended by adding a new article 39-H
to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 39-H
                   SMARTPHONE AND TABLET SECURITY ACT
SECTION 899-AAAA. DEFINITIONS.
        899-BBBB. IN GENERAL.
        899-CCCC. ENFORCEMENT.
  S 899-AAAA. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1. "ADVANCED MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE" MEANS ANY HARDWARE TECHNOLO-
GY INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, A CELLULAR TELEPHONE, HANDHELD COMPUT-
ER, TABLET, OR CALENDARING AND MESSAGING  DEVICE  WITH  TELEPHONY  FUNC-
TIONS,  THAT  IS  CAPABLE  OF  PROVIDING  WIRELESS  INTERNET  ACCESS, IN
ADDITION TO ENABLING VOICE COMMUNICATIONS USING CELLULAR RADIO TELEPHONE
SERVICE, AS DEFINED IN SECTION 22.99 OF TITLE 47 OF THE CODE OF  FEDERAL
REGULATIONS,  OR  VOICE  OVER  INTERNET  PROTOCOL SERVICE, AS DEFINED IN
SECTION 9.3 OF TITLE 47 OF THE CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS.
  2. "COMMERCIAL MOBILE SERVICE" MEANS ANY MOBILE SERVICE  PROVIDED  FOR
PROFIT  AS  DEFINED  IN SUBSECTION (D) OF SECTION 332 OF TITLE 47 OF THE
CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS.
  S 899-BBBB. IN GENERAL. 1. NO INDIVIDUAL, FIRM, CORPORATION, OR  OTHER
BUSINESS  ENTITY  SHALL, AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN, SELL
AN ADVANCED MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE AT RETAIL THAT DOES NOT  INCLUDE
AN ENABLED TECHNOLOGICAL SOLUTION THAT CAN RENDER THE ESSENTIAL FEATURES
OF  THE  DEVICE,  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT LIMITED TO, THE ABILITY TO USE THE
DEVICE FOR VOICE COMMUNICATIONS, THE ABILITY TO CONNECT TO THE INTERNET,
AND THE ABILITY TO ACCESS AND USE MOBILE SOFTWARE  APPLICATIONS,  PERMA-

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

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