senate Bill S3988B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to direct dialing to public service answering points

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (8)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 25, 2016 print number 3988b
May 25, 2016 amend and recommit to finance
May 23, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Jan 07, 2016 print number 3988a
Jan 07, 2016 amend and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 06, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
May 28, 2015 reported and committed to finance
Feb 25, 2015 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

view votes

May 23, 2016 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S3988A
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show committee vote details

Committee Vote: May 23, 2016

aye wr (1)

May 28, 2015 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S3988
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show committee vote details

S3988 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7294
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §717-a, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S932, A608
2019-2020: S4756, A458

S3988 - Summary

Relates to direct dialing to public service answering points.

S3988 - Sponsor Memo

S3988 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3988

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 25, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  CROCI  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in  relation  to  direct  dialing  to
  public service answering points

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

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section  717-a
to read as follows:
  S  717-A.  DIRECT  DIALING TO PUBLIC SERVICE ANSWERING POINTS. 1.  FOR
PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "PUBLIC BUILDING" SHALL MEAN ANY BELONGING  TO
THE STATE, COUNTY, TOWN, VILLAGE, SCHOOL DISTRICT OR ANY OTHER POLITICAL
OR CIVIL SUBDIVISION OF STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
  2.  FOR  PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "MULTI-LINE TELEPHONE SYSTEM" SHALL
MEAN ANY SYSTEM COMPRISED  OF  COMMON  CONTROL  UNITS,  TELEPHONE  SETS,
CONTROL  HARDWARE  AND SOFTWARE, AND ADJUNCT SYSTEMS WHICH ENABLES USERS
TO MAKE AND RECEIVE TELEPHONE CALLS USING SHARED RESOURCES SUCH AS TELE-
PHONE NETWORK TRUNKS OR DATA LINK BANDWIDTH. THIS TERM INCLUDES, BUT  IS
NOT LIMITED TO, NETWORK-BASED AND PREMISES-BASED SYSTEMS SUCH AS CENTREX
SERVICE,  PREMISES-BASED,  HOSTED  AND CLOUD-BASED VOIP, AS WELL AS PBX,
HYBRID AND KEY TELEPHONE SYSTEMS, AS CLASSIFIED BY THE FCC UNDER PART 68
OF ITS RULES.
  3. ALL BUSINESSES AND PUBLIC BUILDINGS WHICH OPERATE ON  A  MULTI-LINE
TELEPHONE SYSTEM IN THIS STATE MUST CONFIGURE THEIR MULTI-LINE TELEPHONE
SYSTEM  HARDWARE  TO  ALLOW ANY CALL TO 911 ON THE SYSTEM TO BE DIRECTLY
CONNECTED TO A PUBLIC SERVICE ANSWERING POINT.
  4. THE REQUIREMENTS OF SUBDIVISION THREE OF  THIS  SECTION  SHALL  NOT
APPLY TO ANY BUSINESS OR PUBLIC BUILDING OPERATING ON A MULTI-LINE TELE-
PHONE  SYSTEM  THAT  WOULD  BE REQUIRED TO UPGRADE THE HARDWARE OF THEIR
TELEPHONE NETWORK TO MEET SAID REQUIREMENT. HOWEVER, ANY EXEMPT BUSINESS
OR PUBLIC BUILDING OPERATING ON A MULTI-LINE TELEPHONE SYSTEM MUST PLACE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09300-02-5

S3988A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7294
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §717-a, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S932, A608
2019-2020: S4756, A458

S3988A - Summary

Relates to direct dialing to public service answering points.

S3988A - Sponsor Memo

S3988A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3988--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 25, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  CROCI  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs -- recommitted to the Committee  on  Veterans,
  Homeland  Security and Military Affairs in accordance with Senate Rule
  6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  executive law, in relation to direct dialing to
  public service answering points

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

  Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 717-a
to read as follows:
  S 717-A. DIRECT DIALING TO PUBLIC SERVICE ANSWERING POINTS.  1.    FOR
PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION,  "PUBLIC  BUILDING" SHALL MEAN ANY BUILDING
BELONGING TO THE STATE, COUNTY, TOWN, VILLAGE, SCHOOL  DISTRICT  OR  ANY
OTHER POLITICAL OR CIVIL SUBDIVISION OF STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
  2.  FOR  PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "MULTI-LINE TELEPHONE SYSTEM" SHALL
MEAN ANY SYSTEM COMPRISED  OF  COMMON  CONTROL  UNITS,  TELEPHONE  SETS,
CONTROL  HARDWARE  AND SOFTWARE, AND ADJUNCT SYSTEMS WHICH ENABLES USERS
TO MAKE AND RECEIVE TELEPHONE CALLS USING SHARED RESOURCES SUCH AS TELE-
PHONE NETWORK TRUNKS OR DATA LINK BANDWIDTH. THIS TERM INCLUDES, BUT  IS
NOT LIMITED TO, NETWORK-BASED AND PREMISES-BASED SYSTEMS SUCH AS CENTREX
SERVICE,  PREMISES-BASED,  HOSTED  AND CLOUD-BASED VOIP, AS WELL AS PBX,
HYBRID AND KEY TELEPHONE SYSTEMS, AS CLASSIFIED BY THE FCC UNDER PART 68
OF ITS RULES.
  3. ALL BUSINESSES AND PUBLIC BUILDINGS WHICH OPERATE ON  A  MULTI-LINE
TELEPHONE SYSTEM IN THIS STATE MUST CONFIGURE THEIR MULTI-LINE TELEPHONE
SYSTEM  HARDWARE  TO  ALLOW ANY CALL TO 911 ON THE SYSTEM TO BE DIRECTLY
CONNECTED TO A PUBLIC SERVICE ANSWERING POINT.
  4. THE REQUIREMENTS OF SUBDIVISION THREE OF  THIS  SECTION  SHALL  NOT
APPLY TO ANY BUSINESS OR PUBLIC BUILDING OPERATING ON A MULTI-LINE TELE-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09300-03-5

S3988B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7294
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §717-a, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S932, A608
2019-2020: S4756, A458

S3988B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to direct dialing to public service answering points.

S3988B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3988B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3988--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 25, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  CROCI  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs -- recommitted to the Committee  on  Veterans,
  Homeland  Security and Military Affairs in accordance with Senate Rule
  6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended  and  recommitted to said committee -- reported favorably from
  said committee and committed to the Committee on Finance --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  executive law, in relation to direct dialing to
  public service answering points

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

  Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 717-a
to read as follows:
  S 717-A. DIRECT DIALING TO PUBLIC SERVICE ANSWERING POINTS.  1.    FOR
PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION,  "PUBLIC  BUILDING" SHALL MEAN ANY BUILDING
BELONGING TO THE STATE, COUNTY, TOWN, VILLAGE, SCHOOL  DISTRICT  OR  ANY
OTHER POLITICAL OR CIVIL SUBDIVISION OF STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
  2.  FOR  PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "MULTI-LINE TELEPHONE SYSTEM" SHALL
MEAN ANY SYSTEM COMPRISED  OF  COMMON  CONTROL  UNITS,  TELEPHONE  SETS,
CONTROL  HARDWARE  AND SOFTWARE, AND ADJUNCT SYSTEMS WHICH ENABLES USERS
TO MAKE AND RECEIVE TELEPHONE CALLS USING SHARED RESOURCES SUCH AS TELE-
PHONE NETWORK TRUNKS OR DATA LINK BANDWIDTH. THIS TERM INCLUDES, BUT  IS
NOT LIMITED TO, NETWORK-BASED AND PREMISES-BASED SYSTEMS SUCH AS CENTREX
SERVICE,  PREMISES-BASED,  HOSTED  AND CLOUD-BASED VOIP, AS WELL AS PBX,
HYBRID AND KEY TELEPHONE SYSTEMS, AS CLASSIFIED BY THE FCC UNDER PART 68
OF ITS RULES.
  3. ALL PUBLIC BUILDINGS WHICH OPERATE ON A MULTI-LINE TELEPHONE SYSTEM
IN THIS STATE MUST CONFIGURE THEIR MULTI-LINE TELEPHONE SYSTEM  HARDWARE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09300-06-6

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.