|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to consumer protection|
|Mar 25, 2019||referred to consumer protection|
senate Bill S4764
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4764 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4764 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4764 SPONSOR: KAMINSKY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to telecommunication companies blocking certain numbers PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To allow telecommunication companies to block robocalls from certain numbers. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill amends the general business law by adding a new section 399-z-1. Subdivision one sets out relevant definitions. Subdi- vision two sets out the types of calls that telecommunication providers shall block. First, 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
S4764 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4764 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 25, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer 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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