assembly Bill A84A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits the use of reverse location and reverse keyword searches

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 30, 2021 print number 84a
Mar 30, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to codes
Jan 06, 2021 referred to codes

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A84 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S296
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 695 §§695.00 - 695.50, CP L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10246, S8183

A84 - Summary

Prohibits the search, with or without a warrant, of geolocation and keyword data of a group of people who are under no individual suspician of having committed a crime, but rather are defined by having been at a given location at a given time or searched particular words, phrases, character strings, or websites.

A84 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    84
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. QUART, DE LA ROSA, L. ROSENTHAL, EPSTEIN, HYND-
   MAN, BARRON,  ABINANTI,  OTIS,  GOTTFRIED,  SIMON  --  read  once  and
   referred to the Committee on Codes
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to prohibiting
   the search, with or without a warrant, of geolocation data of a  group
   of  people who are under no individual suspicion of having committed a
   crime, but rather are defined by having been at a given location at  a
   given time
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "reverse location search prohibition act".
   § 2. The criminal procedure law is amended by adding a new article 695
 to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 695
                         REVERSE LOCATION SEARCHES
 SECTION 695.00 DEFINITIONS.
         695.10 ISSUANCE OF REVERSE LOCATION COURT ORDERS.
         695.20 EXECUTION OF REVERSE LOCATION SEARCHES.
         695.30 REVERSE LOCATION SEARCHES; SUPPRESSION OF EVIDENCE.
         695.40 REVERSE LOCATION SEARCHES; PRIVATE RIGHT OF ACTION.
         695.50 PHYSICAL SEARCHES EXCLUDED.
 § 695.00 DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL
            HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   1.  "REVERSE  LOCATION COURT ORDER" MEANS ANY COURT ORDER, INCLUDING A
 SEARCH WARRANT, COMPELLING THE  DISCLOSURE  OF  RECORDS  OR  INFORMATION
 PERTAINING  TO  ELECTRONIC DEVICES OR THEIR USERS OR OWNERS, WHOSE SCOPE
 EXTENDS TO AN UNKNOWN NUMBER OF ELECTRONIC DEVICES PRESENT  IN  A  GIVEN
 GEOGRAPHIC  AREA  AT  A  GIVEN  TIME  AS MEASURED VIA GLOBAL POSITIONING

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

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A84A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S296
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 695 §§695.00 - 695.50, CP L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10246, S8183

A84A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the search, with or without a warrant, of geolocation and keyword data of a group of people who are under no individual suspician of having committed a crime, but rather are defined by having been at a given location at a given time or searched particular words, phrases, character strings, or websites.

A84A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   84--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. QUART, DE LA ROSA, L. ROSENTHAL, EPSTEIN, HYND-
   MAN, BARRON, ABINANTI, OTIS, GOTTFRIED, SIMON, JACKSON,  SEAWRIGHT  --
   read  once  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  -- committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation  to  prohibiting
   the search, with or without a warrant, of geolocation and keyword data
   of  a  group of people who are under no individual suspicion of having
   committed a crime, but rather are defined by having been  at  a  given
   location  at a given time or searched particular words, phrases, char-
   acter strings, or websites
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "reverse location and reverse keyword search prohibition act".
   § 2. The criminal procedure law is amended by adding a new article 695
 to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 695
               REVERSE LOCATION AND REVERSE KEYWORD SEARCHES
 SECTION 695.00 DEFINITIONS.
         695.10 ISSUANCE OF REVERSE LOCATION  COURT  ORDERS  AND  REVERSE
                  KEYWORD COURT ORDERS.
         695.20 EXECUTION OF REVERSE LOCATION AND REVERSE KEYWORD SEARCH-
                  ES.
         695.30 REVERSE    LOCATION   AND   REVERSE   KEYWORD   SEARCHES;
                  SUPPRESSION OF EVIDENCE.
         695.40 REVERSE LOCATION AND REVERSE  KEYWORD  SEARCHES;  PRIVATE
                  RIGHT OF ACTION.
         695.50 PHYSICAL SEARCHES EXCLUDED.
 § 695.00 DEFINITIONS.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets