senate Bill S6136B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Directs the department of state to conduct a study on the use of legal material in an electronic format and access to such legal materials

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 05, 2018 print number 6136b
Jun 05, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to finance
Jan 03, 2018 referred to finance
May 26, 2017 print number 6136a
May 26, 2017 amend and recommit to finance
May 11, 2017 referred to finance

S6136 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1922
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
State
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4606, A5631
2019-2020: S6030, A382

S6136 - Summary

Directs the department of state to conduct a study on the use of legal material in an electronic format that guarantees the authenticity of and access to such legal materials.

S6136 - Sponsor Memo

S6136 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6136

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- 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.
  § 15. SHORT TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS THE
"UNIFORM ELECTRONIC LEGAL MATERIAL ACT".
  § 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.

S6136A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1922
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
State
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4606, A5631
2019-2020: S6030, A382

S6136A - Summary

Directs the department of state to conduct a study on the use of legal material in an electronic format that guarantees the authenticity of and access to such legal materials.

S6136A - Sponsor Memo

S6136A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6136--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Finance  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

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.
  § 15. SHORT TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS THE
"UNIFORM ELECTRONIC LEGAL MATERIAL ACT".
  § 15-A. DEFINITIONS. IN THIS ARTICLE:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07919-05-7

S6136B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1922
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
State
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4606, A5631
2019-2020: S6030, A382

S6136B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the department of state to conduct a study on the use of legal material in an electronic format that guarantees the authenticity of and access to such legal materials.

S6136B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6136B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6136--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Finance  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee on Finance in
  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to direct the department of state to conduct a study on  the  use
  of  legal  material  in  an electronic format and access to such legal
  materials

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

  Section  1.  1.  (a) The department of state, in consultation with any
entity that the secretary of state deems appropriate,  shall  conduct  a
study  on the use of legal material in an electronic format that guaran-
tees the authenticity of and access to such legal materials of the state
of New York. For the purposes of this act, "legal material" shall  mean,
whether or not in effect: the constitution of the state of New York; the
laws  of  the  state  of  New York; any state agency rule, regulation or
decision that has or had the effect of law; material  published  in  the
New York register; and the New York code of rules and regulations.
  (b) The study shall include, but not be limited to:
  i.  standards regarding the use, authentication, preservation, securi-
ty, and public access of legal material,  and  the  fiscal  implications
thereof;
  ii. the needs of users of legal material in an electronic format;
  iii.  views  of  stakeholders  pertaining  to the authentication, use,
preservation, and security of legal materials in an electronic format;
  iv. methods and technologies used for the authentication, use, preser-
vation and security of legal material, technology used by the state  and
other states to disseminate legal material; and

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

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