|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|Jan 05, 2022||referred to judiciary|
|Jan 30, 2021||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S3547
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S3547 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3547 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3547 SPONSOR: SANDERS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law and the civil practice law and rules, in relation to the uniform trade secrets act PURPOSE: Improper means includes theft, bribery, misrepresentation, breach or inducement of a breach of a duty to maintain secrecy, or espionage though electronic or other means SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Relates to creating the uniform trade secrets act EXISTING LAW: None
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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