senate Bill S4606

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Enacts the "uniform electronic legal material act"

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to finance
Mar 30, 2015 referred to finance

S4606 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5631
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
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: S6136, A1922
2019-2020: S6030, A382

S4606 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "uniform electronic legal material act".

S4606 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4606 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4606

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 30, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FARLEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

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

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