senate Bill S4887

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the data security act

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Consumer Protection Committee


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Jan 06, 2016 referred to consumer protection
Apr 22, 2015 referred to consumer protection

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S4887 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6866
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §899-aa, add §899-bb, Gen Bus L; amd §208, St Tech L

S4887 - Summary

Relates to the data security act.

S4887 - Sponsor Memo

S4887 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4887

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VENDITTO -- (at request of the Attorney General) --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the Committee on Consumer Protection

AN  ACT  to amend the general business law and the state technology law,
  in relation to the data security act

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "data secu-
rity act".
  S  2.  The  opening  paragraph  and  paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of
section 899-aa of the general business law, as added by chapter  442  of
the laws of 2005, are amended to read as follows:
  As  used  in this section, AND SECTION EIGHT HUNDRED NINETY-NINE-BB OF
THIS ARTICLE, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
  (b) "Private information" shall mean EITHER: (I) personal  information
consisting of any information in combination with any one or more of the
following  data  elements,  when  either the personal information or the
data element is not encrypted, or encrypted with an encryption key  that
has also been acquired:
  (1) social security number;
  (2)  driver's license number or non-driver identification card number;
[or]
  (3) account number, credit or debit card number, in  combination  with
any  required  security code, access code, or password that would permit
access to an individual's financial account; OR
  (4) BIOMETRIC INFORMATION, MEANING DATA GENERATED BY  AUTOMATIC  MEAS-
UREMENTS  OF AN INDIVIDUAL'S PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS, WHICH ARE USED BY
THE OWNER OR LICENSEE TO AUTHENTICATE THE INDIVIDUAL'S IDENTITY;
  (II) A USER NAME OR EMAIL ADDRESS IN COMBINATION WITH  A  PASSWORD  OR
SECURITY  QUESTION  AND  ANSWER  THAT  WOULD  PERMIT ACCESS TO AN ONLINE
ACCOUNT; OR
  (III) ANY UNSECURED PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION  AS  DEFINED  IN  THE
HEALTH  INSURANCE  PORTABILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 1996 (45 C.F.R.
PTS. 160, 162, 164), AS AMENDED FROM TIME TO TIME.

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