senate Bill S6933

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to a notification of a security breach

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Rules Committee


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Nov 01, 2017 referred to rules

S6933 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8756
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 39-F Art Head, §899-aa, add §899-bb, Gen Bus L; amd §208, St Tech L

S6933 - Summary

Relates to notification of a security breach; includes credit and debit cards; increases civil penalties.

S6933 - Sponsor Memo

S6933 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6933

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            November 1, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the general business law and the state  technology  law,
  in relation to notification of a security breach

  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  "New  York
Data Security Act".
  S  2. The article heading of article 39-F of the general business law,
as added by chapter 442 of the laws of  2005,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
           NOTIFICATION OF UNAUTHORIZED ACQUISITION OF PRIVATE
                 INFORMATION; DATA SECURITY PROTECTIONS
  S  3.  Subdivisions  1,  2,  3, 5, 6, 7 and 8 of section 899-aa of the
general business law, as added by chapter 442 of the laws of 2005, para-
graph (c) of subdivision 1, paragraph (a) of subdivision 6 and  subdivi-
sion  8  as amended by chapter 491 of the laws of 2005 and paragraph (a)
of subdivision 8 as amended by section 6 of part N of chapter 55 of  the
laws  of 2013, are amended and a new subdivision 5-a is added to read as
follows:
  1. As used in this section, the following terms shall have the follow-
ing meanings:
  (a) "Personal information" shall mean  any  information  concerning  a
natural  person  which, because of name, number, personal mark, or other
identifier, can be used to identify such natural person;
  (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 ACCESSED OR acquired:
  (1) social security number;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13619-04-7

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