senate Bill S6068

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a commission to study cyber security in the state

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Internet And Technology Committee

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 02, 2021 referred to internet and technology


S6068 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Internet And Technology
Law Section:
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S7726, A9013
2019-2020: S4744, A1729

S6068 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a commission to study the European Union's general protection data regulation and the current state of cyber security in the state.

S6068 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6068 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                               April 2, 2021
 Introduced by Sens. PARKER, SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and  when  printed  to  be  committed to the Committee on Internet and
 AN ACT establishing a commission to study the European  Union's  general
   protection  data regulation and the current state of cyber security in
   the state

   Section  1.  a.  The  office  of  information  technology services, in
 consultation with, and using data  collected  by,  the  state  board  of
 elections,  shall  establish  a commission to study the European Union's
 general protection data regulation and the current state of cyber  secu-
 rity  in  the  state,  to develop legislation to protect people's online
 personal information.
   b. Such commission shall consist of eleven members to be appointed  by
 the  director  of  the  office  of information technology services. Such
 members shall have knowledge of and expertise in cyber  security,  tele-
 communications,  internet  service delivery, public protection, computer
 systems and/or computer networks.
   c. Such commission shall investigate, discuss and make recommendations
 concerning cyber security issues  using  the  European  Union's  general
 protection  data  regulation  as  a  model involving both the public and
 private sectors and the necessary steps New York state  should  take  to
   i. critical cyber infrastructure;
   ii. financial systems;
   iii. telecommunications networks;
   iv. electrical grids;
   v. security systems;
   vi. first responder systems and infrastructure;
   vii. physical infrastructure systems;
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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