assembly Bill A5631

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Enacts the "uniform electronic legal material act"

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to governmental operations
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A5631 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4606
Law Section:
New York State Printing and Public Documents Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 3-A ยงยง15 - 15-j, NYS Print L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A1922, S6136
2019-2020: A382, S6030

A5631 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "uniform electronic legal material act".

A5631 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5631

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 2, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LIFTON -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the New York state printing and public documents law, in
  relation to enacting the "uniform electronic legal material act"

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

  Section 1. The New York state printing and  public  documents  law  is
amended by adding a new article 3-A to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 3-A
                  UNIFORM ELECTRONIC LEGAL MATERIAL ACT
SECTION 15.   SHORT TITLE.
        15-A. DEFINITIONS.
        15-B. APPLICABILITY.
        15-C. LEGAL MATERIAL IN OFFICIAL ELECTRONIC RECORD.
        15-D. AUTHENTICATION OF OFFICIAL ELECTRONIC RECORD.
        15-E. EFFECT OF AUTHENTICATION.
        15-F. PRESERVATION  AND  SECURITY  OF LEGAL MATERIAL IN OFFICIAL
                ELECTRONIC RECORD.
        15-G. PUBLIC ACCESS TO LEGAL  MATERIAL  IN  OFFICIAL  ELECTRONIC
              RECORD.
        15-H. STANDARDS.
        15-I. UNIFORMITY OF APPLICATION AND CONSTRUCTION.
        15-J. RELATION  OF  ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES IN GLOBAL AND NATIONAL
                COMMERCE ACT.
  S 15. SHORT TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS THE
"UNIFORM ELECTRONIC LEGAL MATERIAL ACT".
  S 15-A. DEFINITIONS. IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1.  "ELECTRONIC"  MEANS  RELATING  TO  TECHNOLOGY  HAVING  ELECTRICAL,
DIGITAL,  MAGNETIC, WIRELESS, OPTICAL, ELECTROMAGNETIC, OR SIMILAR CAPA-
BILITIES.
  2. "LEGAL MATERIAL" MEANS, WHETHER OR NOT IN EFFECT:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08201-01-5