|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to consumer protection|
senate Bill S685
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S685 (ACTIVE) - Details
S685 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to automatic license plate readers (ALPRs); sets out when the use of ALPR systems is allowable; the preservation of any plate data obtained; how to obtain disclosure of such data through a court order… (view more) mandatory postings of policies and annual reporting requirements; how the data may be used in proceedings, criminal and civil; and places such data in the personal data category.
S685 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S685 SPONSOR: HOYLMAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law and the executive law, in relation to the use of automatic license plate reader systems PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would prohibit businesses and individuals from using automatic license plate readers and create guidelines for the use of such technol- ogy by law enforcement agencies in New York. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the general business law by adding a new section 397-b which prohibits the use of automatic license plate readers by any busi- ness, individual, partnership, corporation, association, or state or local government non-law enforcement entity. This section also provides fines for violations of the new section.
S685 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 685 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection AN ACT to amend the general business law and the executive law, in relation to the use of automatic license plate reader systems 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 section 397-b to read as follows: § 397-B. USE OF AUTOMATIC LICENSE PLATE READER SYSTEMS PROHIBITED. AS USED IN THIS SECTION: 1. "AUTOMATIC LICENSE PLATE READER SYSTEM" OR "ALPR SYSTEM" SHALL MEAN A SYSTEM OF ONE OR MORE MOBILE OR FIXED HIGH SPEED CAMERAS USED IN COMBINATION WITH COMPUTER ALGORITHMS TO CONVERT IMAGES OF LICENSE PLATES INTO COMPUTER-READABLE DATA. 2. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY BUSINESS, INDIVIDUAL, PARTNERSHIP, CORPORATION, ASSOCIATION, OR STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT NON-LAW ENFORCE- MENT ENTITY TO USE AN AUTOMATIC LICENSE PLATE READER SYSTEM. 3. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO AN ELECTRONIC TOLL COLLECTION SYSTEM OR ASSOCIATED TRANSACTION SYSTEM OR ANY COMPONENT THEREOF WHICH IS OPERATED BY A PUBLIC AUTHORITY FOR THE PURPOSE OF IMPOSING AND COLLECTING TOLLS ON A ROADWAY WITHIN THE STATE. 4. A VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION, AND UPON CONVICTION THEREOF SHALL BE PUNISHABLE BY A TERM OF IMPRISONMENT NOT TO EXCEED FIFTEEN DAYS, OR BY A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS, OR BY BOTH SUCH FINE AND IMPRISONMENT. EACH UNLAW- FULLY INSTALLED OR MAINTAINED DEVICE SHALL CONSTITUTE A SEPARATE AND DISTINCT VIOLATION. § 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 837-w to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02067-01-1
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