|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to consumer protection|
|Apr 04, 2017||referred to consumer protection|
senate Bill S5516
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5516 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5516 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5516 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the general business law, in relation to the sale of personal information by an internet service provider PURPOSE : To prohibit internet service providers from selling the private information of consumers in New York State without consumers providing proper notice or risking the quality of their service. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1. Amends the general business law by adding a new section § 349-f. 1. Prohibits internet service providers from selling a specified schedule of private data without proper notice. 2. Prevents providers from penalizing a consumer who does not authorize the sharing their private data including but not limited to imposing supplemental charges, decreasing bandwidth resulting in reduced speeds or any other measure that would diminish the quality or accessibility of internet services.
S5516 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5516 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 4, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KENNEDY -- 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, in relation to the sale of personal information by an internet service provider THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section 349-f to read as follows: § 349-F. SALE, TRANSFER, OR SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION BY AN INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION: (A) "PERSONAL INFORMATION" SHALL MEAN ANY INFORMATION THAT, WHEN IT IS DISCLOSED, IDENTIFIES, DESCRIBES, OR IS ABLE TO BE ASSOCIATED WITH AN INDIVIDUAL AND INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING: (I) AN INDIVIDUAL'S NAME AND ADDRESS; (II) INFORMATION PERTAINING TO CREDITWORTHINESS, ASSETS, INCOME OR LIABILITIES; (III) AGE OR DATE OF BIRTH; (IV) NAMES OF CHILDREN; (V) ELECTRONIC MAIL OR OTHER ADDRESSES OF CHILDREN; (VI) NUMBER OF CHILDREN; (VII) THE AGE OR GENDER OF CHILDREN; (VIII) HEIGHT; (IX) WEIGHT; (X) RACE; (XI) RELIGION; (XII) OCCUPATION; (XIII) TELEPHONE NUMBER; (XIV) EDUCATION; (XV) POLITICAL PARTY AFFILIATION; (XVI) MEDICAL CONDITION; (XVII) DRUGS, THERAPIES, OR MEDICAL PRODUCTS OR EQUIPMENT USED; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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