senate Bill S3547

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Creates the uniform trade secrets act

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Judiciary Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to judiciary
Jan 30, 2021 referred to judiciary

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S3547 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3911
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 17-B §§279-m - 279-v, Gen Bus L; amd §8303-a, CPLR
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S3770
2017-2018: S4688, A6419
2019-2020: S2468, A1657

S3547 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to creating the uniform trade secrets act.

S3547 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3547 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3547
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 30, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. SANDERS, SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered print-
   ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary
 
 AN ACT to amend the general business law and the civil practice law  and
   rules, in relation to the uniform trade secrets act
 
   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 article
 17-B to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 17-B
                         UNIFORM TRADE SECRETS ACT
 SECTION 279-M. SHORT TITLE.
         279-N. DEFINITIONS.
         279-O. INJUNCTIVE RELIEF.
         279-P. DAMAGES.
         279-Q. ATTORNEY'S FEES.
         279-R. PRESERVATION OF SECRECY.
         279-S. STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS.
         279-T. EFFECT ON OTHER LAW.
         279-U. UNIFORMITY OF APPLICATION AND CONSTRUCTION.
         279-V. SEVERABILITY.
   § 279-M. SHORT TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL  BE  KNOWN  AS  THE  "UNIFORM
 TRADE SECRETS ACT".
   §  279-N.  DEFINITIONS.  AS  USED  IN THIS ARTICLE, UNLESS THE CONTEXT
 REQUIRES OTHERWISE:
   (A)  "IMPROPER  MEANS"  INCLUDES  THEFT,  BRIBERY,  MISREPRESENTATION,
 BREACH OR INDUCEMENT OF A BREACH OF A DUTY TO MAINTAIN SECRECY, OR ESPI-
 ONAGE THROUGH ELECTRONIC OR OTHER MEANS;
   (B)  "MISAPPROPRIATION"  MEANS:  (1)  ACQUISITION OF A TRADE SECRET OF
 ANOTHER BY A PERSON WHO KNOWS OR HAS  REASON  TO  KNOW  THAT  THE  TRADE
 SECRET  WAS  ACQUIRED  BY IMPROPER MEANS; OR (2) DUPLICATING, SKETCHING,
 DRAWING, PHOTOGRAPHING, DOWNLOADING,  UPLOADING,  CONCEALING,  ALTERING,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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