senate Bill S6848

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring registration of data brokers and directing the attorney general to maintain a website of such registrations

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to consumer protection
Nov 13, 2019 referred to rules

S6848 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Consumer Protection
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 44 §§1400 - 1403, Gen Bus L

S6848 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring registration of data brokers and directing the attorney general to maintain a website of such registrations.

S6848 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6848 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6848

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            November 13, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the general  business  law,  in  relation  to  requiring
  registration  of  data  brokers  and directing the attorney general to
  maintain a website of such registrations

  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 article
44 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 44
                          DATA BROKER REGISTRY
SECTION 1400. DEFINITIONS.
        1401. ANNUAL REGISTRATION.
        1402. WEBSITE.
        1403. PENALTIES.
  §  1400.  DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING
TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1. "CONSUMER" SHALL MEAN A NATURAL PERSON WHO IS A NEW YORK  RESIDENT.
"CONSUMER"  SHALL  NOT  INCLUDE  AN EMPLOYEE OR CONTRACTOR OF A BUSINESS
ACTING IN THEIR ROLE AS AN EMPLOYEE OR CONTRACTOR.
  2. "DATA BROKER" SHALL MEAN A BUSINESS  THAT  KNOWINGLY  COLLECTS  AND
SELLS  TO THIRD PARTIES THE PERSONAL INFORMATION OF A CONSUMER WITH WHOM
THE BUSINESS DOES NOT HAVE A DIRECT RELATIONSHIP.  "DATA  BROKER"  SHALL
NOT  INCLUDE  A  CONSUMER  REPORTING  AGENCY COVERED BY THE FEDERAL FAIR
CREDIT REPORTING ACT OR A FINANCIAL INSTITUTION COVERED  BY  THE  GRAMM-
LEACH-BLILEY  ACT  OR AN ENTITY COVERED BY THE INSURANCE INFORMATION AND
PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT.
  3. "DIRECT RELATIONSHIP" SHALL MEAN THAT THE CONSUMER  IS  A  PAST  OR
PRESENT:  (A)  CUSTOMER,  CLIENT,  SUBSCRIBER  OR USER OF THE BUSINESS'S
GOODS OR SERVICES; (B) EMPLOYEE, CONTRACTOR OR AGENT  OF  THE  BUSINESS;
(C) INVESTOR IN THE BUSINESS; OR (D) DONOR TO THE BUSINESS.

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

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