assembly Bill A3481

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires software that blocks automated calls to be provided in state contracts that include information and communication technologies

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to governmental operations
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A3481 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3434
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §148, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A9932
2021-2022: A590, A3615, S1826

A3481 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires software that blocks automated calls to be provided in state contracts that include information and communication technologies.

A3481 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3481

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. STECK -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to requiring software
  that blocks automated calls to be provided  in  state  contracts  that
  include information and communication technologies

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

  Section 1. The state finance law is amended by adding  a  new  section
148 to read as follows:
  § 148. AUTOMATED CALL SOFTWARE. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  A.  "INFORMATION  AND  COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES" INCLUDES, BUT SHALL
NOT BE LIMITED TO, ANY COMMUNICATION  DEVICE  OR  APPLICATION  INCLUDING
RADIO,  TELEVISION,  CELLULAR  PHONES, COMPUTER AND NETWORK HARDWARE AND
SOFTWARE, AND SATELLITE SYSTEMS AS WELL  AS  THE  VARIOUS  SERVICES  AND
APPLICATIONS   ASSOCIATED  WITH  THEM,  SUCH  AS  VIDEOCONFERENCING  AND
DISTANCE LEARNING;
  B. "CALLER IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION" MEANS INFORMATION  PROVIDED  TO
AN  END  USER BY A CALLER IDENTIFICATION SERVICE REGARDING THE TELEPHONE
NUMBER OF, OR OTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THE  ORIGINATION  OF,  A  CALL
MADE USING A TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE OR VOIP SERVICE;
  C.  "CALLER  IDENTIFICATION  SERVICE"  MEANS  ANY  SERVICE  OR  DEVICE
DESIGNED TO PROVIDE THE USER OF THE SERVICE OR DEVICE WITH THE TELEPHONE
NUMBER OF, OR OTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THE  ORIGINATION  OF,  A  CALL
MADE  USING  A  TELECOMMUNICATIONS  SERVICE  OR  VOIP SERVICE. SUCH TERM
INCLUDES AUTOMATIC NUMBER IDENTIFICATION SERVICES; AND
  D. "VOIP SERVICE" MEANS ANY SERVICE THAT: ENABLES REAL  TIME,  TWO-WAY
VOICE  COMMUNICATION  ORIGINATING  FROM  OR  TERMINATING  AT  THE USER'S
LOCATION IN INTERNET PROTOCOL OR A SUCCESSOR PROTOCOL; UTILIZES A BROAD-
BAND CONNECTION AT THE USER'S LOCATION; AND PERMITS A USER TO RECEIVE  A
CALL  THAT  ORIGINATES  ON  THE PUBLIC SWITCHED TELEPHONE NETWORK AND TO
TERMINATE A CALL TO THE PUBLIC SWITCHED TELEPHONE NETWORK.

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