assembly Bill A2047A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Limits robocalls to state residents and requires telephone service providers to offer free call blocking technology to telephone customers

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 09, 2021 reported referred to codes
Feb 03, 2021 print number 2047a
Feb 03, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 14, 2021 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A2047 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§399-p & 399-pp, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A10739
2019-2020: A675

A2047 - Summary

Limits robocalls to state residents and requires telephone service providers to offer free call blocking technology to telephone customers.

A2047 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2047
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. NIOU, ZEBROWSKI, COLTON, RICHARDSON, FITZPATRICK,
   EICHENSTEIN,  KIM,  ENGLEBRIGHT, FRONTUS, FAHY, D. ROSENTHAL, SOLAGES,
   GOTTFRIED, MORINELLO, L. ROSENTHAL, WEPRIN, PEOPLES-STOKES, SEAWRIGHT,
   REYES, NORRIS, WALCZYK, BLANKENBUSH, GALEF, LUPARDO, REILLY,  WALLACE,
   CRUZ, WOERNER, SAYEGH, THIELE, DeSTEFANO, BUTTENSCHON, SIMON, DICKENS,
   COOK, QUART, SANTABARBARA, MONTESANO, ASHBY, SMITH, DARLING, FERNANDEZ
   --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A. BYRNES, RAMOS -- read once and
   referred to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
 
 AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to limiting  robo-
   calls to state residents and to require telephone service providers to
   offer free call mitigation technology to telephone customers
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as  the  "robocall
 prevention act".
   §  2. Section 399-p of the general business law, as amended by chapter
 581 of the laws of 1992, subdivision 6 as amended by chapter 546 of  the
 laws  of  2000, subdivision 6-a as added and subdivision 8 as amended by
 chapter 176 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows:
   § 399-p. [Telemarketing; use] USE  of  automatic  [dialing-announcing]
 DIALING devices and placement of ROBOCALLS AND consumer telephone calls.
 1.  Definitions. As used in this section, the following terms shall have
 the following meanings:
   (a) "automatic [dialing-announcing] DIALING device" means  [any  auto-
 matic  equipment  which  incorporates  a storage capability of telephone
 numbers to be called and is used, working alone or in  conjunction  with
 other  equipment,  to disseminate a prerecorded message to the telephone
 number called without the use of an operator]  EQUIPMENT  THAT  MAKES  A
 SERIES OF CALLS TO STORED TELEPHONE NUMBERS, INCLUDING NUMBERS STORED ON
 A LIST, EXCEPT FOR EQUIPMENT THAT REQUIRES A HUMAN TO DIAL OR PLACE EACH
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02738-01-1

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A2047A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§399-p & 399-pp, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A10739
2019-2020: A675

A2047A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Limits robocalls to state residents and requires telephone service providers to offer free call blocking technology to telephone customers.

A2047A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2047--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. NIOU, ZEBROWSKI, COLTON, RICHARDSON, FITZPATRICK,
   EICHENSTEIN,  KIM,  ENGLEBRIGHT, FRONTUS, FAHY, D. ROSENTHAL, SOLAGES,
   GOTTFRIED, MORINELLO, L. ROSENTHAL, WEPRIN, PEOPLES-STOKES, SEAWRIGHT,
   REYES, NORRIS, WALCZYK, BLANKENBUSH, GALEF, LUPARDO, REILLY,  WALLACE,
   CRUZ, WOERNER, SAYEGH, THIELE, DeSTEFANO, BUTTENSCHON, SIMON, DICKENS,
   COOK, QUART, SANTABARBARA, MONTESANO, ASHBY, SMITH, DARLING, FERNANDEZ
   --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A. BYRNES, RAMOS -- read once and
   referred to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
   -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
   and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to limiting robo-
   calls to state residents and to require telephone service providers to
   offer free call blocking technology to telephone customers
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "robocall
 prevention act".
   § 2. Section 399-p of the general business law, as amended by  chapter
 581  of the laws of 1992, subdivision 6 as amended by chapter 546 of the
 laws of 2000, subdivision 6-a as added and subdivision 8 as  amended  by
 chapter 176 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows:
   §  399-p.  [Telemarketing;  use] USE of automatic [dialing-announcing]
 DIALING devices and placement of ROBOCALLS AND consumer telephone calls.
 1. Definitions. As used in this section, the following terms shall  have
 the following meanings:
   (a)  "automatic  [dialing-announcing] DIALING device" means [any auto-
 matic equipment which incorporates a  storage  capability  of  telephone
 numbers  to  be called and is used, working alone or in conjunction with
 other equipment, to disseminate a prerecorded message to  the  telephone
 number  called  without  the  use of an operator] EQUIPMENT THAT MAKES A
 SERIES OF CALLS TO STORED TELEPHONE NUMBERS, INCLUDING NUMBERS STORED ON
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.