Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018
referred to governmental operations
|Jan 27, 2017
referred to governmental operations
Assembly Bill A3448
2017-2018 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2017-A3448 (ACTIVE) - Details
2017-A3448 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3448 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 27, 2017 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. DenDEKKER -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to a cyber security initiative 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 719 to read as follows: § 719. NEW YORK STATE CYBER SECURITY INITIATIVE. 1. LEGISLATIVE FIND- INGS. THE LEGISLATURE FINDS AND DECLARES THAT REPEATED CYBER INTRUSIONS INTO CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE, EFFECTING GOVERNMENT, PRIVATE SECTOR BUSI- NESS, AND CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, HAVE DEMONSTRATED THE NEED FOR IMPROVED CYBER SECURITY. THE LEGISLATURE FURTHER FINDS AND DECLARES THAT THIS CYBER THREAT CONTINUES TO GROW AND REPRESENTS ONE OF THE MOST SERIOUS PUBLIC SECURITY CHALLENGES THAT NEW YORK MUST CONFRONT. MOREOVER, THE SECURITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK DEPENDS ON THE RELIABLE FUNCTIONING OF NEW YORK STATE'S CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE, AND PRIVATE SECTOR BUSINESS INTERESTS, AS WELL AS THE PROTECTION OF THE FINANCES AND INDIVIDUAL LIBERTIES OF EVERY CITIZEN, IN THE FACE OF SUCH THREATS. THE LEGISLATURE ADDITIONALLY FINDS AND DECLARES THAT TO ENHANCE THE SECURITY, PROTECTION AND RESILIENCE OF NEW YORK STATE'S CRITICAL INFRAS- TRUCTURE, AND PRIVATE SECTOR BUSINESS INTERESTS, AS WELL AS THE PROTECTION OF THE FINANCES AND INDIVIDUAL LIBERTIES OF EVERY CITIZEN, THE STATE OF NEW YORK MUST PROMOTE A CYBER ENVIRONMENT THAT ENCOURAGES EFFICIENCY, INNOVATION, AND ECONOMIC PROSPERITY, AND THAT CAN OPERATE WITH SAFETY, SECURITY, BUSINESS CONFIDENTIALITY, PRIVACY, AND CIVIL LIBERTY. THE LEGISLATURE FURTHER FINDS AND DECLARES THAT TO CREATE SUCH A SAFE AND SECURE CYBER ENVIRONMENT FOR GOVERNMENT, PRIVATE SECTOR BUSINESS AND INDIVIDUAL CITIZENS, NEW YORK MUST ADVANCE, IN ADDITION TO ITS CURRENT EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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