|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Oct 10, 2018||referred to rules|
senate Bill S9174
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
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S9174 (ACTIVE) - Details
S9174 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S9174 SPONSOR: GRIFFO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to the definition of wiretap- ping PURPOSE: That an individual recording a conversation or incident, where there is a reasonable expectation of privacy, must state their intentions to use a recording device so that all parties present know that such device is going to be used/is being used. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the definition of "wiretapping" under section 250.00 of the penal law. Section 2 states the effective date.
S9174 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9174 I N S E N A T E October 10, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the definition of wiretap- ping THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 250.00 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 744 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows: 1. "Wiretapping" means the intentional overhearing or recording of a telephonic or telegraphic communication by a person other than a sender or receiver thereof, without the [consent of either the sender or receiver] PARTY CONDUCTING THE RECORDING EXPRESSLY STATING TO ALL OTHER PARTIES PRESENT THAT SUCH PARTY IS CONDUCTING THE RECORDING, by means of any instrument, device or equipment. The normal operation of a telephone or telegraph corporation and the normal use of the services and facili- ties furnished by such corporation pursuant to its tariffs or necessary to protect the rights or property of said corporation shall not be deemed "wiretapping." § 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD16515-01-8
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