senate Bill S7555

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts the "personal information protection act"

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 21, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Jan 23, 2018 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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Mar 21, 2018 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: Mar 21, 2018

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S7555 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9780
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
State Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 3-A §§45 - 47, State L; add Art 4 §§401 - 410, St Tech L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A465

S7555 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "personal information protection act"; establishes a personal information bill of rights requiring parties having custody of residents' personal identifying information to ensure the security thereof; provides for the approval of programs to secure personal identifying information by the office of information security; requires the notification of the division of state police and the subjects of information upon the breach of such information (view more) directs the office of technology services to establish an information sharing and analysis program to assess threats to cybersecurity; establishes standards for the protection of personal information and provides for a private right of action in the event such standards are violated.

S7555 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7555 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7555

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MURPHY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations

AN  ACT to amend the state law and the state technology law, in relation
  to enacting the "personal information protection act"

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

  Section  1.  Short title.  This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "personal information protection act".
  § 2. The state law is amended by adding a new article 3-A to  read  as
follows:
                               ARTICLE 3-A
                   PERSONAL INFORMATION BILL OF RIGHTS
SECTION 45. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND DETERMINATIONS.
        46. PERSONAL INFORMATION BILL OF RIGHTS.
        47. PUBLICATION  AND POSTING OF THE PERSONAL INFORMATION BILL OF
              RIGHTS.
  § 45. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND DETERMINATIONS.  THE LEGISLATURE  FINDS
AND DETERMINES THAT THE UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, AND THE THEFT AND MISAP-
PROPRIATION  OF,  PERSONAL INFORMATION CAN CAUSE SERIOUS AND SIGNIFICANT
HARM.  THE LEGISLATURE FURTHER FINDS AND DETERMINES THAT IN  AN  ATTEMPT
TO  PROVIDE SOME LEVEL OF PROTECTION AGAINST THE UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO,
AND THE THEFT AND MISAPPROPRIATION, OF SUCH  PERSONAL  INFORMATION,  ALL
PERSONS  OR  ENTITIES WHO COLLECT AND MAINTAIN SUCH PERSONAL INFORMATION
SHOULD BE REQUIRED TO  FOLLOW  CERTAIN  MINIMUM  SAFEGUARDS,  PROTOCOLS,
STANDARDS  AND  BEST PRACTICES.   THE LEGISLATURE ADDITIONALLY FINDS AND
DETERMINES THAT THE MINIMUM SAFEGUARDS, PROTOCOLS,  STANDARDS  AND  BEST
PRACTICES  ESTABLISHED BY THIS ARTICLE SEEK TO PROMOTE THE PROTECTION OF
PERSONAL INFORMATION CONTAINED IN BOTH PAPER AND ELECTRONIC RECORDS, AND
THAT THE OBJECTIVES OF THIS ARTICLE ARE  TO  PROMOTE  THE  SECURITY  AND
CONFIDENTIALITY  OF  PERSONAL  INFORMATION  IN A MANNER FULLY CONSISTENT
WITH CUSTOMARILY ACCEPTED  SAFEGUARDS,  STANDARDS,  PROTOCOLS  AND  BEST
PRACTICES;  PROTECT  AGAINST  UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, THREATS OR HAZARDS TO
THE SECURITY OR INTEGRITY OF SUCH INFORMATION AS BEST AS CAN  BE  ANTIC-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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