senate Bill S3297A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Limits robocalls to state residents and requires telephone service providers to offer free call mitigation technology to telephone customers

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 15, 2019 amended on third reading 3297b
Mar 28, 2019 advanced to third reading
Mar 27, 2019 2nd report cal.
Mar 26, 2019 1st report cal.318
Mar 12, 2019 print number 3297a
Mar 12, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Feb 05, 2019 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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Mar 26, 2019 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S3297A
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2
committee
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Aye
2
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: Mar 26, 2019

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aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

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S3297 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A675
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §91-b, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8674, A10739

S3297 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Limits robocalls to state residents and requires telephone service providers to offer free call mitigation technology to telephone customers.

S3297 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3297 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3297

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, CARLUCCI, BAILEY, COMRIE, KAMINSKY, KRUEG-
  ER, PARKER, PERSAUD, SANDERS, SEPULVEDA  --  read  twice  and  ordered
  printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy
  and Telecommunications

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to  limiting  autod-
  ialed  telephone  calls  to  state  residents and to require telephone
  service providers to offer free call mitigation technologies to  tele-
  phone customers

  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  "telephone
consumer privacy protection act".
  § 2. The public service law is amended by adding a new section 91-b to
read as follows:
  § 91-B. AUTODIALED TELEPHONE CALLS. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A) "AUTODIALED CALL" MEANS:
  (I) A CALL MADE USING EQUIPMENT THAT MAKES A SERIES OF CALLS TO STORED
TELEPHONE  NUMBERS,  INCLUDING NUMBERS STORED ON A LIST, OR TO TELEPHONE
NUMBERS PRODUCED USING A RANDOM OR SEQUENTIAL NUMBER  GENERATOR,  EXCEPT
THAT THE TERM DOES NOT INCLUDE A CALL MADE USING ONLY EQUIPMENT THAT THE
CALLER  DEMONSTRATES  REQUIRES SUBSTANTIAL ADDITIONAL HUMAN INTERVENTION
TO DIAL OR PLACE A CALL AFTER A HUMAN INITIATES THE CALL  OR  SERIES  OF
CALLS;
  (II) A CALL MADE USING AN ARTIFICIAL OR PRERECORDED VOICE MESSAGE; OR
  (III)  A  TEXT MESSAGE MADE USING EQUIPMENT THAT ISSUES TWENTY OR MORE
TEXTS AT A TIME, OR SENDS A SERIES OF NEARLY IDENTICAL  TEXTS  TO  TELE-
PHONE NUMBERS ON A LIST, OR TO TELEPHONE NUMBERS PRODUCED USING A RANDOM
OR  SEQUENTIAL  NUMBER  GENERATOR, EXCEPT THAT THE TERM DOES NOT INCLUDE
TEXTS THAT THE SENDER DEMONSTRATES WERE SENT TO  THE  SENDER'S  PERSONAL
ACQUAINTANCES.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02262-01-9

Co-Sponsors

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S3297A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A675
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §91-b, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8674, A10739

S3297A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Limits robocalls to state residents and requires telephone service providers to offer free call mitigation technology to telephone customers.

S3297A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3297A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3297--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN, CARLUCCI, BAILEY, BIAGGI, COMRIE, KAMINSKY,
  KRUEGER, PARKER, PERSAUD, SANDERS, SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered
  printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy
  and Telecommunications -- committee discharged, bill amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the public service law, in relation to limiting robo-
  calls to state residents and to require telephone service providers to
  offer free call mitigation technology to telephone customers

  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 "robocall
prevention act".
  § 2. The public service law is amended by adding a new section 91-b to
read as follows:
  § 91-B. ROBOCALLS. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A) "ROBOCALL" MEANS A CALL MADE, INCLUDING A TEXT MESSAGE SENT:
  (I) USING EQUIPMENT THAT MAKES A SERIES OF CALLS TO  STORED  TELEPHONE
NUMBERS,  INCLUDING  NUMBERS  STORED  ON A LIST, OR TO TELEPHONE NUMBERS
PRODUCED USING A RANDOM OR SEQUENTIAL NUMBER  GENERATOR,  EXCEPT  FOR  A
CALL  MADE  USING  ONLY  EQUIPMENT THAT THE CALLER DEMONSTRATES REQUIRES
SUBSTANTIAL ADDITIONAL HUMAN INTERVENTION TO DIAL OR PLACE A CALL  AFTER
A HUMAN INITIATES THE CALL OR SERIES OF CALLS; OR
  (II) USING AN ARTIFICIAL OR PRERECORDED VOICE.
  (B)  "CALL  MITIGATION TECHNOLOGY" MEANS TECHNOLOGY THAT IDENTIFIES AN
INCOMING CALL OR TEXT MESSAGE AS BEING, OR AS PROBABLY BEING, A ROBOCALL
AND, ON THAT BASIS, BLOCKS THE CALL OR MESSAGE, DIVERTS IT TO THE CALLED
PERSON'S ANSWERING SYSTEM, OR OTHERWISE PREVENTS IT FROM BEING COMPLETED
TO THE CALLED PERSON, EXCEPT THAT IT PERMITS A CALL OR TEXT  SO  IDENTI-
FIED  TO  BE  COMPLETED  WHEN  IT  IS  IDENTIFIED AS BEING MADE BY A LAW
ENFORCEMENT OR PUBLIC SAFETY ENTITY, OR WHEN IT IS IDENTIFIED AS  ORIGI-
NATING FROM A CALLER WITH RESPECT TO WHOM THE CALLED PERSON HAS PROVIDED

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

Co-Sponsors

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S3297B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A675
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §91-b, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8674, A10739

S3297B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Limits robocalls to state residents and requires telephone service providers to offer free call mitigation technology to telephone customers.

S3297B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3297B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3297--B
    Cal. No. 318

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. HOYLMAN, CARLUCCI, BAILEY, BIAGGI, BROOKS, COMRIE,
  GAUGHRAN, GOUNARDES, HARCKHAM,  KAMINSKY,  KAPLAN,  KENNEDY,  KRUEGER,
  MAY,  MAYER,  PARKER,  PERSAUD,  RIVERA,  SALAZAR, SANDERS, SEPULVEDA,
  SERRANO, THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to
  be committed to the Committee  on  Energy  and  Telecommunications  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- reported favorably from said  commit-
  tee,  ordered  to first and second report, ordered to a third reading,
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
  third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend the public service law, in relation to limiting robo-
  calls to state residents and to require telephone service providers to
  offer free call mitigation technology to telephone customers

  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 "robocall
prevention act".
  § 2. The public service law is amended by adding a new section 91-b to
read as follows:
  § 91-B. ROBOCALLS. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A) "ROBOCALL" MEANS A CALL MADE, INCLUDING A TEXT MESSAGE SENT:
  (I) USING EQUIPMENT THAT MAKES A SERIES OF CALLS TO  STORED  TELEPHONE
NUMBERS,  INCLUDING  NUMBERS  STORED  ON A LIST, OR TO TELEPHONE NUMBERS
PRODUCED USING A RANDOM OR SEQUENTIAL NUMBER  GENERATOR,  EXCEPT  FOR  A
CALL  MADE  USING  ONLY  EQUIPMENT THAT THE CALLER DEMONSTRATES REQUIRES
SUBSTANTIAL ADDITIONAL HUMAN INTERVENTION TO DIAL OR PLACE A CALL  AFTER
A HUMAN INITIATES THE CALL OR SERIES OF CALLS; OR
  (II) USING AN ARTIFICIAL OR PRERECORDED VOICE.
  (B)  "CALL  MITIGATION TECHNOLOGY" MEANS TECHNOLOGY THAT IDENTIFIES AN
INCOMING CALL OR TEXT MESSAGE AS BEING, OR AS PROBABLY BEING, A ROBOCALL
AND, ON THAT BASIS, BLOCKS THE CALL OR MESSAGE, DIVERTS IT TO THE CALLED

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

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