Senate Bill S6130A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York state online genealogy website search policy and relates to the release of certain information

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  • Introduced
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    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
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  • Delivered to Governor
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2021-S6130 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§995-b & 995-c, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S6130

2021-S6130 - Summary

Establishes the New York state online genealogy website search policy; relates to the release of certain information.

2021-S6130 - Sponsor Memo

2021-S6130 - Bill Text download pdf

                            
 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6130
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BOYLE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Internet and Technology
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing  the  New
   York  state  online genealogy website search policy and relates to the
   release of certain information

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  13  of section 995-b of the executive law is
 amended by adding a new paragraph (e) to read as follows:
   (E) (I) THE DNA SUBCOMMITTEE SHALL PROVIDE NONBINDING  RECOMMENDATIONS
 FOR A NEW YORK STATE ONLINE GENEALOGY WEBSITE SEARCH POLICY.  THE ONLINE
 GENEALOGY  WEBSITE  SEARCH  POLICY SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO,
 ASSESSING  AND  EVALUATING  THE  ACCURACY  OF  USING  ONLINE   GENEALOGY
 WEBSITES,  PROVIDING  RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE PARAMETERS FOR USING ONLINE
 GENEALOGY  WEBSITES,  CREATING  PROCEDURES  FOR  WHEN  ONLINE  GENEALOGY
 WEBSITES  SHOULD  AND  SHOULD  NOT BE USED, AND DETERMINING THE EXPECTED
 FISCAL IMPLICATIONS OF CONDUCTING ONLINE GENEALOGY SEARCHES IN NEW  YORK
 STATE.
   (II)  FOR  THE  ACCOMPLISHMENT  OF  ITS PURPOSES, THE DNA SUBCOMMITTEE
 SHALL BE AUTHORIZED AND EMPOWERED TO UNDERTAKE ANY  STUDIES,  INQUIRIES,
 SURVEYS OR ANALYSES IT MAY DEEM RELEVANT THROUGH ITS OWN PERSONNEL OR IN
 COOPERATION  WITH OR BY AGREEMENT WITH ANY OTHER PUBLIC OR PRIVATE AGEN-
 CY.
   (III) THE DNA SUBCOMMITTEE SHALL MEET  AND  HOLD  PUBLIC  HEARINGS  OR
 PRIVATE  MEETINGS AND SHALL HAVE ALL THE POWERS OF A LEGISLATIVE COMMIT-
 TEE PURSUANT TO THE LEGISLATIVE LAW.
   (IV) THE COMMISSION SHALL MAKE A REPORT OF THE DNA SUBCOMMITTEES FIND-
 INGS, INCLUDING ANY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR LEGISLATIVE  ACTION  AS  IT  MAY
 DEEM  NECESSARY  AND APPROPRIATE, TO THE GOVERNOR AND THE LEGISLATURE NO
 LATER THAN DECEMBER FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10616-01-1
              

2021-S6130A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§995-b & 995-c, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S6130

2021-S6130A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the New York state online genealogy website search policy; relates to the release of certain information.

2021-S6130A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2021-S6130A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6130--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BOYLE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Internet and Technology --
   recommitted to the Committee on Internet and Technology in  accordance
   with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing  the  New
   York  state  online genealogy website search policy and relates to the
   release of certain information
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  13  of section 995-b of the executive law is
 amended by adding a new paragraph (e) to read as follows:
   (E) (I) THE DNA SUBCOMMITTEE SHALL PROVIDE NONBINDING  RECOMMENDATIONS
 FOR A NEW YORK STATE ONLINE GENEALOGY WEBSITE SEARCH POLICY.  THE ONLINE
 GENEALOGY  WEBSITE  SEARCH  POLICY SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO,
 ASSESSING  AND  EVALUATING  THE  ACCURACY  OF  USING  ONLINE   GENEALOGY
 WEBSITES,  PROVIDING  RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE PARAMETERS FOR USING ONLINE
 GENEALOGY  WEBSITES,  CREATING  PROCEDURES  FOR  WHEN  ONLINE  GENEALOGY
 WEBSITES  SHOULD  AND  SHOULD  NOT BE USED, AND DETERMINING THE EXPECTED
 FISCAL IMPLICATIONS OF CONDUCTING ONLINE GENEALOGY SEARCHES IN NEW  YORK
 STATE.
   (II)  FOR  THE  ACCOMPLISHMENT  OF  ITS PURPOSES, THE DNA SUBCOMMITTEE
 SHALL BE AUTHORIZED AND EMPOWERED TO UNDERTAKE ANY  STUDIES,  INQUIRIES,
 SURVEYS OR ANALYSES IT MAY DEEM RELEVANT THROUGH ITS OWN PERSONNEL OR IN
 COOPERATION  WITH OR BY AGREEMENT WITH ANY OTHER PUBLIC OR PRIVATE AGEN-
 CY.
   (III) THE DNA SUBCOMMITTEE SHALL MEET  AND  HOLD  PUBLIC  HEARINGS  OR
 PRIVATE  MEETINGS AND SHALL HAVE ALL THE POWERS OF A LEGISLATIVE COMMIT-
 TEE PURSUANT TO THE LEGISLATIVE LAW.
   (IV) THE COMMISSION SHALL MAKE A REPORT OF THE DNA SUBCOMMITTEES FIND-
 INGS, INCLUDING ANY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR LEGISLATIVE  ACTION  AS  IT  MAY
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10616-02-2
              

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