assembly Bill A2230A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to telecommunication companies blocking certain numbers

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 13, 2020 reported referred to rules
Jan 08, 2020 referred to consumer affairs and protection
Mar 20, 2019 print number 2230a
Mar 20, 2019 amend and recommit to consumer affairs and protection
Jan 22, 2019 referred to consumer affairs and protection

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A2230 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4764
Current Committee:
Assembly Rules
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-z-1, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A268, S6267

A2230 - Summary

Relates to telecommunication companies blocking certain numbers.

A2230 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2230

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Consumer Affairs and Protection

AN  ACT  to  amend the general business law, in relation to telecommuni-
  cation companies blocking certain numbers

  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
399-z-1 to read as follows:
  § 399-Z-1. TELECOMMUNICATION COMPANIES BLOCKING CERTAIN NUMBERS. 1. AS
USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEAN-
INGS:
  A. "CALLER IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION" MEANS INFORMATION PROVIDED BY A
CALLER  IDENTIFICATION  SERVICE  REGARDING  THE TELEPHONE NUMBER AND THE
NAME OF THE PERSON CALLING;
  B. "CALLER IDENTIFICATION SERVICE" MEANS A SERVICE THAT ALLOWS A TELE-
PHONE SUBSCRIBER TO HAVE THE TELEPHONE  NUMBER,  AND,  WHERE  AVAILABLE,
NAME  OF  THE CALLING PARTY TRANSMITTED CONTEMPORANEOUSLY WITH THE TELE-
PHONE CALL, AND DISPLAYED ON A DEVICE IN OR CONNECTED TO  THE  SUBSCRIB-
ER'S TELEPHONE;
  C.  "POOLING ADMINISTRATOR" MEANS THE THOUSANDS-BLOCK POOLING ADMINIS-
TRATOR AS IDENTIFIED IN 47 C.F.R. § 52.20; AND
  D. "PROVIDER" MEANS A TELECOMMUNICATION COMPANY  THAT  PROVIDES  VOICE
COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES TO CUSTOMERS IN THIS STATE.
  2.  CONSISTENT WITH AUTHORIZATION PROVIDED BY FEDERAL LAW AND RULES OF
THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION OR ITS SUCCESSORS:
  A. PROVIDERS SHALL BLOCK A VOICE CALL WHEN THE SUBSCRIBER TO WHICH THE
ORIGINATING NUMBER IS ASSIGNED HAS REQUESTED THAT  CALLS  PURPORTING  TO
ORIGINATE  FROM  THAT  NUMBER  BE BLOCKED BECAUSE THE NUMBER IS USED FOR
INBOUND CALLS ONLY; AND
  B. PROVIDERS SHALL BLOCK CALLS ORIGINATING FROM THE FOLLOWING NUMBERS:
  (I) A NUMBER THAT IS NOT A VALID NORTH AMERICAN NUMBERING PLAN NUMBER;

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

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A2230A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4764
Current Committee:
Assembly Rules
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-z-1, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A268, S6267

A2230A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to telecommunication companies blocking certain numbers.

A2230A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2230--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. PAULIN, BUTTENSCHON, LAVINE, ENGLEBRIGHT, McDO-
  NALD,  CYMBROWITZ,  D'URSO,  GRIFFIN,  GOTTFRIED,  ARROYO,   DINOWITZ,
  JAFFEE,  STERN, CRUZ, ZEBROWSKI, CRESPO, COLTON, RIVERA, BURKE, LUPAR-
  DO, JEAN-PIERRE, THIELE, BRABENEC, MONTESANO, SCHMITT, BYRNE,  REILLY,
  RAIA, SMULLEN, McDONOUGH -- read once and referred to the Committee on
  Consumer Affairs and Protection -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the general business law, in relation to telecommuni-
  cation companies blocking certain numbers

  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
399-z-1 to read as follows:
  § 399-Z-1. TELECOMMUNICATION COMPANIES BLOCKING CERTAIN NUMBERS. 1. AS
USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEAN-
INGS:
  A. "CALLER IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION" MEANS INFORMATION PROVIDED BY A
CALLER  IDENTIFICATION  SERVICE  REGARDING  THE TELEPHONE NUMBER AND THE
NAME OF THE PERSON CALLING;
  B. "CALLER IDENTIFICATION SERVICE" MEANS A SERVICE THAT ALLOWS A TELE-
PHONE SUBSCRIBER TO HAVE THE TELEPHONE  NUMBER,  AND,  WHERE  AVAILABLE,
NAME  OF  THE CALLING PARTY TRANSMITTED CONTEMPORANEOUSLY WITH THE TELE-
PHONE CALL, AND DISPLAYED ON A DEVICE IN OR CONNECTED TO  THE  SUBSCRIB-
ER'S TELEPHONE;
  C.  "POOLING ADMINISTRATOR" MEANS THE THOUSANDS-BLOCK POOLING ADMINIS-
TRATOR AS IDENTIFIED IN 47 C.F.R. § 52.20; AND
  D. "PROVIDER" MEANS A TELECOMMUNICATION COMPANY  THAT  PROVIDES  VOICE
COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES TO CUSTOMERS IN THIS STATE.
  2.  CONSISTENT WITH AUTHORIZATION PROVIDED BY FEDERAL LAW AND RULES OF
THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION OR ITS SUCCESSORS:

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