Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 12, 2022||
referred to codes
Senate Bill S9247
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S9247 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S9247 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S9247 SPONSOR: CLEARE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to prohibiting the creation of fake electronic communication service accounts and to prohibiting the collection and use of individuals' account information by law enforcement officers and other government entities PURPOSE: To prohibit police deception to gain access to social media accounts. The measures would disallow police from tricking New Yorkers to hand over private communications, whether through use of fake police social media accounts or by coercing New Yorkers to provide login credentials to social media accounts. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 sets the short title.
2021-S9247 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9247 I N S E N A T E May 12, 2022 ___________ Introduced by Sen. CLEARE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to prohibiting the creation of fake electronic communication service accounts and to prohibiting the collection and use of individuals' account information by law enforcement officers and other government entities THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "stop online police fake accounts and keep everyone safe act" or the "stop fakes act". § 2. The criminal procedure law is amended by adding a new article 702 to read as follows: ARTICLE 702 DECEPTIVE LAW ENFORCEMENT ACCESS TO ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION SERVICE ACCOUNTS PROHIBITED SECTION 702.00 DEFINITIONS. 702.10 LAW ENFORCEMENT CREATION OF FAKE ACCOUNTS PROHIBITED. 702.20 LAW ENFORCEMENT USE OF FAKE ACCOUNTS PROHIBITED. 702.30 THIRD PARTY USE OF FAKE ACCOUNTS. 702.40 LAW ENFORCEMENT COLLECTION OF ACCOUNT INFORMATION PROHIB- ITED. 702.50 LAW ENFORCEMENT USE OF ACCOUNT INFORMATION PROHIBITED. 702.60 FAKE ACCOUNTS AND COLLECTION OF CREDENTIALS; SUPPRESSION OF EVIDENCE. 702.70 FAKE ACCOUNTS AND COLLECTION OF ACCOUNT INFORMATION; PRIVATE RIGHT OF ACTION. § 702.00 DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: 1. "GOVERNMENT ENTITY" SHALL MEAN ANY DEPARTMENT OR AGENCY OF THE STATE OR ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION THEREOF, OR ANY INDIVIDUAL ACTING FOR OR ON BEHALF OF SUCH DEPARTMENT OR AGENCY OF THE STATE OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION THEREOF. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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