assembly Bill A590B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires a call-blocking service to be provided in state contracts that include procurement of a voice service

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 10, 2022 print number 590b
May 10, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 05, 2022 referred to governmental operations
May 20, 2021 print number 590a
May 20, 2021 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 06, 2021 referred to governmental operations

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A590 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1826
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §149, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A9932
2019-2020: A3481, A3482, S3434

A590 - Summary

Requires a call-blocking service to be provided in state contracts that include procurement of a voice service; provides that a voice service provider shall not be subject to civil or criminal liability for failure of a call-blocking service to block a call, or mistakenly blocking a call that should not have been blocked.

A590 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    590
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. STECK, BLANKENBUSH, BUTTENSCHON, BYRNE, COLTON,
   CRUZ, DeSTEFANO, DINOWITZ,  ENGLEBRIGHT,  FRONTUS,  GALEF,  GOTTFRIED,
   GRIFFIN,  HAWLEY, HYNDMAN, MANKTELOW, McDONOUGH, MONTESANO, MORINELLO,
   NORRIS, PICHARDO,  RA,  REYES,  ROZIC,  SALKA,  SANTABARBARA,  SAYEGH,
   SIMON,  SMULLEN,  STIRPE,  WALCZYK,  WALSH,  WEPRIN  --  read once and
   referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations
 
 AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to requiring software
   that blocks automated calls to be provided  in  state  contracts  that
   include information and communication technologies
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The state finance law is amended by adding  a  new  section
 148 to read as follows:
   § 148. AUTOMATED CALL SOFTWARE. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
   A.  "INFORMATION  AND  COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES" INCLUDES, BUT SHALL
 NOT BE LIMITED TO, ANY COMMUNICATION  DEVICE  OR  APPLICATION  INCLUDING
 RADIO,  TELEVISION,  CELLULAR  PHONES, COMPUTER AND NETWORK HARDWARE AND
 SOFTWARE, AND SATELLITE SYSTEMS AS WELL  AS  THE  VARIOUS  SERVICES  AND
 APPLICATIONS   ASSOCIATED  WITH  THEM,  SUCH  AS  VIDEOCONFERENCING  AND
 DISTANCE LEARNING;
   B. "CALLER IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION" MEANS INFORMATION  PROVIDED  TO
 AN  END  USER BY A CALLER IDENTIFICATION SERVICE REGARDING THE TELEPHONE
 NUMBER OF, OR OTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THE  ORIGINATION  OF,  A  CALL
 MADE USING A TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE OR VOIP SERVICE;
   C.  "CALLER  IDENTIFICATION  SERVICE"  MEANS  ANY  SERVICE  OR  DEVICE
 DESIGNED TO PROVIDE THE USER OF THE SERVICE OR DEVICE WITH THE TELEPHONE
 NUMBER OF, OR OTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THE  ORIGINATION  OF,  A  CALL
 MADE  USING  A  TELECOMMUNICATIONS  SERVICE  OR  VOIP SERVICE. SUCH TERM
 INCLUDES AUTOMATIC NUMBER IDENTIFICATION SERVICES; AND
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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A590A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1826
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §149, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A9932
2019-2020: A3481, A3482, S3434

A590A - Summary

Requires a call-blocking service to be provided in state contracts that include procurement of a voice service; provides that a voice service provider shall not be subject to civil or criminal liability for failure of a call-blocking service to block a call, or mistakenly blocking a call that should not have been blocked.

A590A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  590--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. STECK, BLANKENBUSH, BUTTENSCHON, BYRNE, COLTON,
   CRUZ, DeSTEFANO, DINOWITZ,  ENGLEBRIGHT,  FRONTUS,  GALEF,  GOTTFRIED,
   GRIFFIN,  HAWLEY, HYNDMAN, MANKTELOW, McDONOUGH, MONTESANO, MORINELLO,
   NORRIS, PICHARDO,  RA,  REYES,  ROZIC,  SALKA,  SANTABARBARA,  SAYEGH,
   SIMON,  SMULLEN,  STIRPE,  WALCZYK,  WALSH,  WEPRIN  --  read once and
   referred to the Committee  on  Governmental  Operations  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to requiring software
   that  blocks  automated  calls  to be provided in state contracts that
   include information and communication technologies
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  state finance law is amended by adding a new section
 149 to read as follows:
   § 149. AUTOMATED CALL SOFTWARE. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
   A. "INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES"  INCLUDES,  BUT  SHALL
 NOT  BE  LIMITED  TO,  ANY COMMUNICATION DEVICE OR APPLICATION INCLUDING
 RADIO, TELEVISION, CELLULAR PHONES, COMPUTER AND  NETWORK  HARDWARE  AND
 SOFTWARE,  AND  SATELLITE  SYSTEMS  AS  WELL AS THE VARIOUS SERVICES AND
 APPLICATIONS  ASSOCIATED  WITH  THEM,  SUCH  AS  VIDEOCONFERENCING   AND
 DISTANCE LEARNING;
   B.  "CALLER  IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION" MEANS INFORMATION PROVIDED TO
 AN END USER BY A CALLER IDENTIFICATION SERVICE REGARDING  THE  TELEPHONE
 NUMBER  OF,  OR  OTHER  INFORMATION REGARDING THE ORIGINATION OF, A CALL
 MADE USING A TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE OR VOIP SERVICE;
   C.  "CALLER  IDENTIFICATION  SERVICE"  MEANS  ANY  SERVICE  OR  DEVICE
 DESIGNED TO PROVIDE THE USER OF THE SERVICE OR DEVICE WITH THE TELEPHONE
 NUMBER  OF,  OR  OTHER  INFORMATION REGARDING THE ORIGINATION OF, A CALL
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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A590B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1826
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §149, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A9932
2019-2020: A3481, A3482, S3434

A590B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires a call-blocking service to be provided in state contracts that include procurement of a voice service; provides that a voice service provider shall not be subject to civil or criminal liability for failure of a call-blocking service to block a call, or mistakenly blocking a call that should not have been blocked.

A590B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  590--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. STECK, BLANKENBUSH, BUTTENSCHON, BYRNE, COLTON,
   CRUZ, DeSTEFANO, DINOWITZ,  ENGLEBRIGHT,  FRONTUS,  GALEF,  GOTTFRIED,
   GRIFFIN,  HAWLEY, HYNDMAN, MANKTELOW, McDONOUGH, MONTESANO, MORINELLO,
   NORRIS, RA, REYES, ROZIC, SALKA, SANTABARBARA, SAYEGH, SIMON, SMULLEN,
   STIRPE, WALCZYK, WALSH, WEPRIN  --  read  once  and  referred  to  the
   Committee  on  Governmental  Operations  -- committee discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee on Governmental Operations in
   accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee
 
 AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to requiring a  call-
   blocking  service  to  be  provided  in  state  contracts that include
   procurement if a voice service
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  state finance law is amended by adding a new section
 149 to read as follows:
   § 149. AUTOMATED CALL SOFTWARE. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
   (A) "VOICE SERVICE" (I) MEANS ANY SERVICE THAT IS INTERCONNECTED  WITH
 THE  PUBLIC SWITCHED TELEPHONE NETWORK AND THAT FURNISHES VOICE COMMUNI-
 CATIONS TO AN END USER USING RESOURCES FROM THE NORTH AMERICAN NUMBERING
 PLAN OR ANY SUCCESSOR TO THE NORTH AMERICAN NUMBERING  PLAN  ADOPTED  BY
 THE COMMISSION UNDER SECTION 251(E)(1) OF THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS ACT
 OF  1934,  AS  AMENDED; AND (II) INCLUDES (A) TRANSMISSIONS FROM A TELE-
 PHONE FACSIMILE MACHINE,  COMPUTER,  OR  OTHER  DEVICE  TO  A  TELEPHONE
 FACSIMILE  MACHINE; AND (B) WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY SERVICE THAT ENABLES
 REAL-TIME, TWO-WAY VOICE  COMMUNICATIONS,  INCLUDING  ANY  SERVICE  THAT
 REQUIRES  INTERNET  PROTOCOL-COMPATIBLE  CUSTOMER PREMISES EQUIPMENT AND
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04063-04-2