senate Bill S6007A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the use of biometric identity verification devices for the purchase of alcoholic beverages and tobacco products

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (8)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 25, 2020 print number 6007a
Feb 25, 2020 amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 08, 2020 referred to investigations and government operations
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
Jun 03, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 30, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 29, 2019 1st report cal.974
May 16, 2019 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

view votes

May 29, 2019 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S6007
6
1
committee
6
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show committee vote details

Committee Vote: May 29, 2019

nay (1)

S6007 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §65-b, ABC L; amd §§1399-bb & 1399-cc, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S1817

S6007 - Summary

Relates to the use of biometric identity verification devices for the purchase of alcoholic beverages and tobacco products; authorizes a licensee, its agent or employee to determine a person's age when purchasing alcoholic beverages or tobacco products by use of a biometric identity verification device; establishes where the use of the device indicates that the person is under the age of twenty-one, the attempted purchase of the alcoholic beverage shall be denied.

S6007 - Sponsor Memo

S6007 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6007

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the alcoholic beverage control law and the public health
  law, in relation to the use of biometric identity verification devices
  for the purchase of alcoholic beverages and tobacco products

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 65-b of the alcoholic beverage
control law is amended by adding a new paragraph (d) to read as follows:
  (D) "BIOMETRIC IDENTITY VERIFICATION DEVICE" MEANS A COMMERCIAL DEVICE
THAT INSTANTLY VERIFIES THE IDENTITY AND AGE OF A PERSON BY AN ELECTRON-
IC SCAN OF A BIOMETRIC OF SUCH PERSON, VIA A  FINGERPRINT,  IRIS  IMAGE,
FACIAL  IMAGE,  OR OTHER BIOMETRIC, OR ANY COMBINATION THEREOF, WHICH IS
REFERENCED AGAINST ANY RECORD DESCRIBED IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF  SUBDIVISION
TWO OF THIS SECTION, WHERE (I) THE AUTHENTICITY OF THE RECORD WAS PREVI-
OUSLY VERIFIED BY AN ELECTRONIC AUTHENTICATION PROCESS, (II) THE IDENTI-
TY  OF  THE RECORD HOLDER WAS PREVIOUSLY VERIFIED THROUGH A COMMERCIALLY
AVAILABLE KNOWLEDGE BASED ELECTRONIC AUTHENTICATION  PROCESS  AND  (III)
THE AUTHENTICATED RECORD WAS SECURELY LINKED TO BIOMETRICS CONTEMPORANE-
OUSLY COLLECTED FROM THE VERIFIED RECORD HOLDER.
  §  2.  Subdivision 2 of section 65-b of the alcoholic beverage control
law is amended by adding a new paragraph (d) to read as follows:
  (D) IN LIEU OF OR IN ADDITION TO ACCEPTING WRITTEN EVIDENCE OF AGE  AS
SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS SUBDIVISION, A LICENSEE, ITS AGENT OR
EMPLOYEE  MAY  DETERMINE  A  PERSON'S AGE BY USE OF A BIOMETRIC IDENTITY
VERIFICATION DEVICE. IN ANY INSTANCE WHERE THE USE OF THE  DEVICE  INDI-
CATES  THAT  THE  PERSON  IS  UNDER  THE  AGE  OF  TWENTY-ONE YEARS, THE
ATTEMPTED PURCHASE OF THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE SHALL BE DENIED.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03916-03-9

Co-Sponsors

S6007A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §65-b, ABC L; amd §§1399-bb & 1399-cc, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S1817

S6007A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the use of biometric identity verification devices for the purchase of alcoholic beverages and tobacco products; authorizes a licensee, its agent or employee to determine a person's age when purchasing alcoholic beverages or tobacco products by use of a biometric identity verification device; establishes where the use of the device indicates that the person is under the age of twenty-one, the attempted purchase of the alcoholic beverage shall be denied.

S6007A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6007A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6007--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations -- recommitted to the Committee on Investigations  and
  Government  Operations  in  accordance  with  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the alcoholic beverage control law and the public health
  law, in relation to the use of biometric identity verification devices
  for the purchase of alcoholic beverages and tobacco products

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 65-b  of  the  alcoholic  beverage
control law is amended by adding a new paragraph (d) to read as follows:
  (D) "BIOMETRIC IDENTITY VERIFICATION DEVICE" MEANS A COMMERCIAL DEVICE
THAT INSTANTLY VERIFIES THE IDENTITY AND AGE OF A PERSON BY AN ELECTRON-
IC  SCAN  OF  A BIOMETRIC OF SUCH PERSON, VIA A FINGERPRINT, IRIS IMAGE,
FACIAL IMAGE, OR OTHER BIOMETRIC, OR ANY COMBINATION THEREOF,  WHICH  IS
REFERENCED  AGAINST ANY RECORD DESCRIBED IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF SUBDIVISION
TWO OF THIS SECTION, WHERE (I) THE AUTHENTICITY OF THE RECORD WAS PREVI-
OUSLY VERIFIED BY AN ELECTRONIC AUTHENTICATION PROCESS, (II) THE IDENTI-
TY OF THE RECORD HOLDER WAS PREVIOUSLY VERIFIED THROUGH  A  COMMERCIALLY
AVAILABLE  KNOWLEDGE  BASED  ELECTRONIC AUTHENTICATION PROCESS AND (III)
THE AUTHENTICATED RECORD WAS SECURELY LINKED TO BIOMETRICS CONTEMPORANE-
OUSLY COLLECTED FROM THE VERIFIED RECORD  HOLDER  AND  IS  STORED  IN  A
CENTRALIZED, HIGHLY SECURED, ENCRYPTED BIOMETRIC DATABASE.
  §  2.  Subdivision 2 of section 65-b of the alcoholic beverage control
law is amended by adding a new paragraph (d) to read as follows:
  (D) IN LIEU OF OR IN ADDITION TO ACCEPTING WRITTEN EVIDENCE OF AGE  AS
SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS SUBDIVISION, A LICENSEE, ITS AGENT OR
EMPLOYEE  MAY  DETERMINE  A  PERSON'S AGE BY USE OF A BIOMETRIC IDENTITY
VERIFICATION DEVICE. IN ANY INSTANCE WHERE THE USE OF THE  DEVICE  INDI-

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

Comments

Open Legislation is a forum for New York State legislation. All comments are subject to review and community moderation is encouraged.

Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity, hate or toxic speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Attempts to intimidate and silence contributors or deliberately deceive the public, including excessive or extraneous posting/posts, or coordinated activity, are prohibited and may result in the temporary or permanent banning of the user. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday. By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.