Senate Bill S2154

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council to coordinate cyber security activities at the Griffiss Business and Technology Park

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  • 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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2013-S2154 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2295
Law Section:
Urban Research
Laws Affected:
Amd Title, §§1 & 2, Chap 503 of 2012

2013-S2154 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council to coordinate cyber security activities at the Griffiss Business and Technology Park.

2013-S2154 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2013-S2154 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2154

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
  and Commissions

AN  ACT to amend chapter 503 of the laws of 2012 relating to authorizing
  the New York state urban development corporation to enter into  agree-
  ments  to  develop  a  Cyber  Research Institute, in relation to cyber
  security activities

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

  Section  1.  The title of chapter 503 of the laws of 2012, relating to
authorizing the New York state urban development  corporation  to  enter
into  agreements  to  develop  a Cyber Research Institute, is amended to
read as follows:
  AN ACT to authorize the [New York state urban development  corporation
to  enter  into agreements to develop a Cyber Research Institute] MOHAWK
VALLEY REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL TO COORDINATE CYBER SECURI-
TY ACTIVITIES AT GRIFFISS BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY PARK
  S 2. Sections 1 and 2 of chapter 503 of the laws of 2012  relating  to
authorizing  the  New  York state urban development corporation to enter
into agreements to development a Cyber Research Institute,  are  amended
to read as follows:
  Section 1. Legislative Findings.  The legislature finds that the issue
of  securing  networked  computer  systems  is of increasing importance.
Governments at all levels, including the military,  private  businesses,
and  individuals  have  increasingly become the targets of cyber attacks
which range from theft  of  privileged  or  proprietary  information  to
destructive  efforts  to  impede  or shut down systems which operate key
elements of infrastructure, banking and business transactions, or  vital
functions  of  government,  to  name  just a few. The increasing demands
posed by this threat create a need for research and development  in  the
area  of  cyber  security  in an environment which will allow pursuit of

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07438-01-3
              

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