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|Jan 08, 2020||referred to finance|
|Jan 09, 2019||referred to finance|
senate Bill S703
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S703 (ACTIVE) - Details
S703 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S703 SPONSOR: BOYLE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing the New York state online genealogy website search policy and relates to the release of certain information PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This legislation will allow the DNA subcommittee to make nonbinding recommendations to create an online genealogy website search policy. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. Requires the DNA subcommittee to research findings on online genealogy websites and provide nonbinding recommendations for implemen- tation of a search policy using online genealogy websites. Requires a report to be made to the legislature by the commission no later than Dec 1, 2019.
S703 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 703 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BOYLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing the New York state online genealogy website search policy and relates to the release of certain information THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 13 of section 995-b of the executive law is amended by adding a new paragraph (e) to read as follows: (E) (I) THE DNA SUBCOMMITTEE SHALL PROVIDE NONBINDING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR A NEW YORK STATE ONLINE GENEALOGY WEBSITE SEARCH POLICY. THE ONLINE GENEALOGY WEBSITE SEARCH POLICY SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, ASSESSING AND EVALUATING THE ACCURACY OF USING ONLINE GENEALOGY WEBSITES, PROVIDING RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE PARAMETERS FOR USING ONLINE GENEALOGY WEBSITES, CREATING PROCEDURES FOR WHEN ONLINE GENEALOGY WEBSITES SHOULD AND SHOULD NOT BE USED, AND DETERMINING THE EXPECTED FISCAL IMPLICATIONS OF CONDUCTING ONLINE GENEALOGY SEARCHES IN NEW YORK STATE. (II) FOR THE ACCOMPLISHMENT OF ITS PURPOSES, THE DNA SUBCOMMITTEE SHALL BE AUTHORIZED AND EMPOWERED TO UNDERTAKE ANY STUDIES, INQUIRIES, SURVEYS OR ANALYSES IT MAY DEEM RELEVANT THROUGH ITS OWN PERSONNEL OR IN COOPERATION WITH OR BY AGREEMENT WITH ANY OTHER PUBLIC OR PRIVATE AGEN- CY. (III) THE DNA SUBCOMMITTEE SHALL MEET AND HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS OR PRIVATE MEETINGS AND SHALL HAVE ALL THE POWERS OF A LEGISLATIVE COMMIT- TEE PURSUANT TO THE LEGISLATIVE LAW. (IV) THE COMMISSION SHALL MAKE A REPORT OF THE DNA SUBCOMMITTEES FIND- INGS, INCLUDING ANY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION AS IT MAY DEEM NECESSARY AND APPROPRIATE, TO THE GOVERNOR AND THE LEGISLATURE NO LATER THAN DECEMBER FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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