senate Bill S4756

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to direct dialing to public service answering points

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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 13, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.217
substituted for a458
May 07, 2019 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 06, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2019 2nd report cal.
Apr 30, 2019 1st report cal.473
Mar 22, 2019 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Apr 30, 2019 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Apr 30, 2019

S4756 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A458
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §717-a, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S3988, A7294
2017-2018: S932, A608

S4756 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that public buildings with multi-line telephone systems configure their system hardware in order to allow any call placed to 911, to be directly connected to a public service answering point.

S4756 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4756 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4756

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BROOKS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in  relation  to  direct  dialing  to
  public service answering points

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

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section  717-a
to read as follows:
  §  717-A.  DIRECT  DIALING TO PUBLIC SERVICE ANSWERING POINTS. 1.  FOR
PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "PUBLIC  BUILDING"  SHALL  MEAN  ANY  BUILDING
BELONGING  TO  THE  STATE, COUNTY, TOWN, VILLAGE, SCHOOL DISTRICT OR ANY
OTHER POLITICAL OR CIVIL SUBDIVISION OF STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
  2. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "MULTI-LINE TELEPHONE  SYSTEM"  SHALL
MEAN  ANY  SYSTEM  COMPRISED  OF  COMMON  CONTROL UNITS, TELEPHONE SETS,
CONTROL HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE, AND ADJUNCT SYSTEMS WHICH  ENABLES  USERS
TO MAKE AND RECEIVE TELEPHONE CALLS USING SHARED RESOURCES SUCH AS TELE-
PHONE  NETWORK TRUNKS OR DATA LINK BANDWIDTH. THIS TERM INCLUDES, BUT IS
NOT LIMITED TO, NETWORK-BASED AND PREMISES-BASED SYSTEMS SUCH AS CENTREX
SERVICE, PREMISES-BASED, HOSTED AND CLOUD-BASED VOIP, AS  WELL  AS  PBX,
HYBRID AND KEY TELEPHONE SYSTEMS, AS CLASSIFIED BY THE FCC UNDER PART 68
OF ITS RULES.
  3. ALL PUBLIC BUILDINGS WHICH OPERATE ON A MULTI-LINE TELEPHONE SYSTEM
IN  THIS STATE MUST CONFIGURE THEIR MULTI-LINE TELEPHONE SYSTEM HARDWARE
TO ALLOW ANY CALL TO 911 ON THE SYSTEM TO BE  DIRECTLY  CONNECTED  TO  A
PUBLIC SERVICE ANSWERING POINT.
  4.  THE  REQUIREMENTS  OF  SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT
APPLY TO ANY PUBLIC BUILDING OPERATING ON A MULTI-LINE TELEPHONE  SYSTEM
THAT  WOULD  BE  REQUIRED  TO  UPGRADE  THE  HARDWARE OF THEIR TELEPHONE
NETWORK TO MEET SAID REQUIREMENT. HOWEVER, EVERY TELEPHONE IN ANY EXEMPT
PUBLIC BUILDING OPERATING ON A MULTI-LINE TELEPHONE SYSTEM  SHALL  PLACE

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

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