assembly Bill A8776

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes civilian cyber security reserve forces

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to governmental operations
Nov 25, 2019 referred to governmental operations

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A8776 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6822
Law Section:
Military Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2, add Art 14 §§350 - 357, Mil L

A8776 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes civilian cyber security reserve forces within the New York state militia to be capable of being expanded and trained to educate and protect state, county, and local government entities, critical infrastructure, including election systems, businesses and citizens of the state from cyber attacks; makes related provisions.

A8776 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8776

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            November 25, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CUSICK -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the military law, in relation to establishing the civil-
  ian cyber security reserve forces

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 2 of the military law, as  amended
by chapter 731 of the laws of 1958, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  The militia of the state shall be divided into the organized mili-
tia, the state reserve list, the state retired list and the  unorganized
militia.  The  organized  militia shall be composed of the New York army
national guard; the New York air national guard; the  inactive  national
guard;  THE  CIVILIAN  CYBER SECURITY RESERVE FORCES; the New York naval
militia; the New York guard whenever such a state force  shall  be  duly
organized and such additional forces as may be created by the governor.
  § 2. The military law is amended by adding a new article 14 to read as
follows:
                               ARTICLE 14
                 CIVILIAN CYBER SECURITY RESERVE FORCES
SECTION 350. CIVILIAN CYBER SECURITY RESERVE FORCES.
        351. RULES  AND  REGULATIONS;  CIVILIAN  CYBER  SECURITY RESERVE
               FORCES.
        352. EQUIPMENT.
        353. RESTRICTIONS.
        354. MEMBERSHIP.
        355. NEW YORK CODE OF MILITARY JUSTICE.
        356. RESIGNATION.
        357. GOVERNOR'S ROLE.
  § 350. CIVILIAN CYBER SECURITY RESERVE FORCES. 1. THE  GOVERNOR  SHALL
ORGANIZE  AND  MAINTAIN  WITHIN THIS STATE, ON A RESERVE BASIS, CIVILIAN
CYBER SECURITY RESERVE FORCES CAPABLE OF BEING EXPANDED AND  TRAINED  TO

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