assembly Bill A674

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits the disclosure of personally identifiable information by an internet service provider without the express written approval of the consumer

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Jan 06, 2021 referred to consumer affairs and protection

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A674 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4830
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-k, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A7191, S5603
2019-2020: A2420, S518

A674 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the disclosure of personally identifiable information by an internet service provider without the express written approval of the consumer.

A674 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    674
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced   by   M.   of   A.   WALLACE,  GOTTFRIED,  ABINANTI,  SIMON,
   PHEFFER AMATO, FAHY,  BRONSON,  ZEBROWSKI,  WEPRIN,  LUPARDO,  COLTON,
   GALEF, SOLAGES, JONES, CAHILL, PICHARDO, STECK, HYNDMAN, L. ROSENTHAL,
   STIRPE, McDONOUGH, MORINELLO, ROZIC, OTIS, DICKENS, GRIFFIN, RODRIGUEZ
   --  Multi-Sponsored  by  -- M. of A. COOK -- read once and referred to
   the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection
 
 AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to prohibiting the
   disclosure of  personally  identifiable  information  by  an  internet
   service provider without the express written approval of the consumer
 
   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 section
 399-k to read as follows:
   § 399-K. DISCLOSURE  OF  PERSONALLY  IDENTIFIABLE  INFORMATION  BY  AN
 INTERNET  SERVICE  PROVIDER;  PROHIBITED.  1.  FOR  THE PURPOSES OF THIS
 SECTION THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A) "CONSUMER" MEANS A PERSON WHO AGREES TO PAY A FEE TO  AN  INTERNET
 SERVICE  PROVIDER  FOR  ACCESS  TO THE INTERNET FOR PERSONAL, FAMILY, OR
 HOUSEHOLD PURPOSES, AND WHO DOES NOT RESELL ACCESS.
   (B) "INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER" (ISP) MEANS A BUSINESS ENTITY OR INDI-
 VIDUAL WHO PROVIDES CONSUMERS AUTHENTICATED ACCESS TO, OR  PRESENCE  ON,
 THE  INTERNET  BY  MEANS  OF  A SWITCHED OR DEDICATED TELECOMMUNICATIONS
 CHANNEL UPON WHICH THE PROVIDER PROVIDES  TRANSIT  ROUTING  OF  INTERNET
 PROTOCOL  PACKETS  FOR  AND  ON BEHALF OF THE CONSUMER. INTERNET SERVICE
 PROVIDER DOES NOT INCLUDE THE OFFERING, ON A COMMON  CARRIER  BASIS,  OF
 TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES OR OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS BY MEANS OF THESE
 FACILITIES.
   (C) "PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION" MEANS INFORMATION THAT IDEN-
 TIFIES:
   (I) A CONSUMER BY PHYSICAL OR ELECTRONIC ADDRESS OR TELEPHONE NUMBER;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets