assembly Bill A8169

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to protecting personal information

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Jul 16, 2020 held for consideration in governmental operations
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Jun 04, 2019 referred to governmental operations

A8169 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
State Technology Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art IV §§401 - 404, St Tech L

A8169 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Places strict liability on companies where breaches of security allow for personal information to be compromised.

A8169 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8169

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 4, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. LiPETRI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the state technology  law,  in  relation  to  protecting
  personal information

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

  Section 1. The state technology law is amended by adding a new article
4 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE IV
                   PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
SECTION 401. DEFINITIONS OF TERMS.
        402. DUTY TO PROTECT PERSONAL INFORMATION.
        403. BREACH OF SECURITY.
        404. CAUSES OF ACTION.
  § 401. DEFINITIONS OF TERMS. THE FOLLOWING DEFINITIONS ARE  APPLICABLE
TO  THIS  ARTICLE,  EXCEPT WHERE DIFFERENT MEANINGS ARE EXPRESSLY SPECI-
FIED:
  1. "PERSONAL INFORMATION SUBJECT" MEANS ANY NATURAL PERSON WHO HAS HIS
OR HER PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED OR MAINTAINED BY A PERSONAL INFOR-
MATION RECIPIENT.
  2. "PERSONAL INFORMATION RECIPIENT" MEANS ANY NATURAL  PERSON,  CORPO-
RATION,  PARTNERSHIP,  LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, UNINCORPORATED ASSOCI-
ATION, GOVERNMENT, OR  OTHER  ENTITY,  THAT,  IN  THE  COURSE  OF  THEIR
PERSONAL,  BUSINESS,  COMMERCIAL, CORPORATE, ASSOCIATION OR GOVERNMENTAL
OPERATIONS, COLLECTS, RECEIVES, STORES, MAINTAINS, PROCESSES, OR  OTHER-
WISE HAS ACCESS TO, PERSONAL INFORMATION.
  3.  "PERSONAL  INFORMATION  COLLECTOR"  MEANS ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION
RECIPIENT, THAT DOES NOT MAINTAIN OR STORE SUCH PERSONAL INFORMATION, OR
MAINTAIN ACCESS  TO  SUCH  PERSONAL  INFORMATION,  FOR  MORE  THAN  FIVE
MINUTES,  AND WAS PROVIDED WITH THE PERSONAL INFORMATION BY THE PERSONAL
INFORMATION SUBJECT.

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