|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to consumer protection|
|May 09, 2019||referred to consumer protection|
senate Bill S5642
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
New York should be a leader in protecting the privacy of its residents and their personal data.
S5642 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5642 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Enacts the NY privacy act to require companies to disclose their methods of de-identifying personal information, to place special safeguards around data sharing and to allow consumers to obtain the names of all entities with whom their information is shared; creates a special account to fund a new office of privacy and data protection.
S5642 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5642 SPONSOR: THOMAS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to the management and oversight of personal data PURPOSE GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of the bill is to address how online platform/social media firms process personal data. The bill, cited as NY Privacy Act, will require the companies to attain consent from consumers before they share and/or sell their information by acting as fiduciary entities. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill defines the act as the "New York Privacy Act". Section 2 of the general business law is amended by adding a new article 42. Section 1100 of the new article 42 provides definitions of relevant
S5642 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5642 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 9, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sens. THOMAS, CARLUCCI, MYRIE -- 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 the management and oversight of personal data THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act may be known and cited as the "New York privacy act". § 2. The general business law is amended by adding a new article 42 to read as follows: ARTICLE 42 NEW YORK PRIVACY ACT SECTION 1100. DEFINITIONS. 1101. JURISDICTIONAL SCOPE. 1102. DATA FIDUCIARY. 1103. CONSUMER RIGHTS. 1104. TRANSPARENCY. 1105. RESPONSIBILITY ACCORDING TO ROLE. 1106. DE-IDENTIFIED DATA. 1107. EXEMPTIONS. 1108. LIABILITY. 1109. ENFORCEMENT. 1110. PREEMPTION. § 1100. DEFINITIONS. THE DEFINITIONS IN THIS ARTICLE APPLY UNLESS THE CONTEXT CLEARLY REQUIRES OTHERWISE: 1. "AFFILIATE" MEANS A LEGAL ENTITY THAT CONTROLS, IS CONTROLLED BY, OR IS UNDER COMMON CONTROL WITH, ANOTHER LEGAL ENTITY, WHERE THE ENTITY HOLDS ITSELF OUT AS AFFILIATED OR UNDER COMMON OWNERSHIP SUCH THAT A CONSUMER ACTING REASONABLY UNDER THE CIRCUMSTANCES WOULD ANTICIPATE THEIR PERSONAL DATA BEING PROVIDED TO AN AFFILIATE. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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