assembly Bill A9910A

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the administration of digital assets

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 29, 2016 signed chap.354
Sep 20, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 09, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1132
substituted for s7604a
Jun 02, 2016 referred to judiciary
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 25, 2016 amended on third reading 9910a
May 19, 2016 advanced to third reading cal.717
May 17, 2016 reported
May 10, 2016 reported referred to codes
Apr 26, 2016 referred to judiciary

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A9910 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7604
Law Section:
Estates, Powers and Trusts Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 13-A §§13-A-1 - 13-A-5.2, EPT L

A9910 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the administration of digital assets; defines terms; authorizes a user to use an online tool to direct the custodian to disclose or not to disclose some or all of the user's digital assets, including the content of electronic communications; provides that this article does not impair the rights of a custodian or a user under a terms-of-service agreement to access and use digital assets of the user (view more) provides for a procedure for disclosing digital assets; makes related provisions.

A9910 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9910

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 26, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. WEINSTEIN, TITONE, CRESPO, GOTTFRIED, SCHIMMINGER
  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A. ABINANTI, CYMBROWITZ, FARRELL,
  GALEF, GLICK, JAFFEE, MARKEY, MILLER, MORELLE, PAULIN, PEOPLES-STOKES,
  ROSENTHAL, SKARTADOS, STIRPE -- (at request of  the  Office  of  Court
  Administration)  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Judici-
  ary

AN ACT to amend the estates, powers and trusts law, in relation  to  the
  administration of digital assets

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

  Section 1. The estates, powers and trusts law is amended by  adding  a
new article 13-A to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 13-A
                    ADMINISTRATION OF DIGITAL ASSETS
                           SUMMARY OF ARTICLE

                           PART 1. DEFINITIONS
SECTION 13-A-1 DEFINITIONS.

    PART 2. APPLICABILITY, PROCEDURE FOR DISCLOSURE, USER DIRECTIONS
SECTION 13-A-2.1 APPLICABILITY.
        13-A-2.2 USER DIRECTION FOR DISCLOSURE OF DIGITAL ASSETS.
        13-A-2.3 TERMS-OF-SERVICE AGREEMENT.
        13-A-2.4 PROCEDURE FOR DISCLOSING DIGITAL ASSETS.

                PART 3. DISCLOSURE OF DIGITAL ASSETS TO FIDUCIARY
SECTION 13-A-3.1 DISCLOSURE  OF  CONTENT OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS OF
                   DECEASED USER.
        13-A-3.2 DISCLOSURE OF OTHER DIGITAL ASSETS OF DECEASED USER.
        13-A-3.3 DISCLOSURE OF CONTENT OF ELECTRONIC  COMMUNICATIONS  OF
                   PRINCIPAL.
        13-A-3.4 DISCLOSURE OF OTHER DIGITAL ASSETS OF PRINCIPAL.
        13-A-3.5 DISCLOSURE OF DIGITAL ASSETS HELD IN TRUST WHEN TRUSTEE
                   IS ORIGINAL USER.

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

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

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A9910A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7604
Law Section:
Estates, Powers and Trusts Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 13-A §§13-A-1 - 13-A-5.2, EPT L

A9910A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the administration of digital assets; defines terms; authorizes a user to use an online tool to direct the custodian to disclose or not to disclose some or all of the user's digital assets, including the content of electronic communications; provides that this article does not impair the rights of a custodian or a user under a terms-of-service agreement to access and use digital assets of the user (view more) provides for a procedure for disclosing digital assets; makes related provisions.

A9910A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 9910--A
                                                        Cal. No. 717

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 26, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. WEINSTEIN, TITONE, CRESPO, GOTTFRIED, SCHIMMING-
  ER, WEPRIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.  ABINANTI,  CYMBROWITZ,
  FARRELL,  GALEF,  GLICK,  JAFFEE,  MARKEY,  MILLER,  MORELLE,  PAULIN,
  PEOPLES-STOKES, ROSENTHAL, SKARTADOS, STIRPE --  (at  request  of  the
  Office  of  Court  Administration)  --  read  once and referred to the
  Committee on Judiciary -- reported and referred to  the  Committee  on
  Codes -- reported from committee, advanced to a third reading, amended
  and ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third read-
  ing

AN  ACT  to amend the estates, powers and trusts law, in relation to the
  administration of digital assets

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

  Section  1.  The estates, powers and trusts law is amended by adding a
new article 13-A to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 13-A
                    ADMINISTRATION OF DIGITAL ASSETS
                           SUMMARY OF ARTICLE

                           PART 1. DEFINITIONS
SECTION 13-A-1 DEFINITIONS.

    PART 2. APPLICABILITY, PROCEDURE FOR DISCLOSURE, USER DIRECTIONS
SECTION 13-A-2.1 APPLICABILITY.
        13-A-2.2 USER DIRECTION FOR DISCLOSURE OF DIGITAL ASSETS.
        13-A-2.3 TERMS-OF-SERVICE AGREEMENT.
        13-A-2.4 PROCEDURE FOR DISCLOSING DIGITAL ASSETS.

                PART 3. DISCLOSURE OF DIGITAL ASSETS TO FIDUCIARY
SECTION 13-A-3.1 DISCLOSURE OF CONTENT OF ELECTRONIC  COMMUNICATIONS  OF
                   DECEASED USER.
        13-A-3.2 DISCLOSURE OF OTHER DIGITAL ASSETS OF DECEASED USER.
        13-A-3.3 DISCLOSURE  OF  CONTENT OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS OF
                   PRINCIPAL.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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