assembly Bill A268A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to telecommunication companies blocking certain numbers

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 08, 2021 signed chap.582
Oct 27, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 09, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1079
substituted for s6267a
Jun 01, 2021 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 26, 2021 amended on third reading 268a
Feb 04, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.78
Feb 02, 2021 reported
Jan 06, 2021 referred to consumer affairs and protection

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A268 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6267
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-z-1, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A2230, S4764

A268 - Summary

Relates to telecommunication companies blocking certain numbers.

A268 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    268
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PAULIN,  BUTTENSCHON,  LAVINE,  ENGLEBRIGHT,
   CYMBROWITZ, GRIFFIN,  GOTTFRIED,  DINOWITZ,  STERN,  CRUZ,  ZEBROWSKI,
   COLTON,  J. RIVERA, LUPARDO, JEAN-PIERRE, THIELE, BRABENEC, MONTESANO,
   SCHMITT, BYRNE,  REILLY,  SMULLEN,  McDONOUGH,  COOK,  GALEF,  SAYEGH,
   REYES, WALCZYK, HYNDMAN, ABINANTI, NIOU, OTIS -- Multi-Sponsored by --
   M.  of  A.  HEVESI,  MANKTELOW, SIMON -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection
 
 AN ACT to amend the general business law, in  relation  to  telecommuni-
   cation companies blocking certain numbers
 
   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
 399-z-1 to read as follows:
   § 399-Z-1. TELECOMMUNICATION COMPANIES BLOCKING CERTAIN NUMBERS. 1. AS
 USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEAN-
 INGS:
   A. "CALLER IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION" MEANS INFORMATION PROVIDED BY A
 CALLER IDENTIFICATION SERVICE REGARDING THE  TELEPHONE  NUMBER  AND  THE
 NAME OF THE PERSON CALLING;
   B. "CALLER IDENTIFICATION SERVICE" MEANS A SERVICE THAT ALLOWS A TELE-
 PHONE  SUBSCRIBER  TO  HAVE  THE TELEPHONE NUMBER, AND, WHERE AVAILABLE,
 NAME OF THE CALLING PARTY TRANSMITTED CONTEMPORANEOUSLY WITH  THE  TELE-
 PHONE  CALL,  AND DISPLAYED ON A DEVICE IN OR CONNECTED TO THE SUBSCRIB-
 ER'S TELEPHONE;
   C. "POOLING ADMINISTRATOR" MEANS THE THOUSANDS-BLOCK POOLING  ADMINIS-
 TRATOR AS IDENTIFIED IN 47 C.F.R. § 52.20; AND
   D.  "PROVIDER"  MEANS  A TELECOMMUNICATION COMPANY THAT PROVIDES VOICE
 COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES TO CUSTOMERS IN THIS STATE.
   2. CONSISTENT WITH AUTHORIZATION PROVIDED BY FEDERAL LAW AND RULES  OF
 THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION OR ITS SUCCESSORS:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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A268A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6267
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-z-1, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A2230, S4764

A268A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to telecommunication companies blocking certain numbers.

A268A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  268--A
                                                          Cal. No. 78
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PAULIN,  BUTTENSCHON,  LAVINE,  ENGLEBRIGHT,
   CYMBROWITZ, GRIFFIN,  GOTTFRIED,  DINOWITZ,  STERN,  CRUZ,  ZEBROWSKI,
   COLTON,  J. RIVERA, LUPARDO, JEAN-PIERRE, THIELE, BRABENEC, MONTESANO,
   SCHMITT, BYRNE,  REILLY,  SMULLEN,  McDONOUGH,  COOK,  GALEF,  SAYEGH,
   REYES,  WALCZYK,  HYNDMAN,  ABINANTI, NIOU, OTIS, ZINERMAN, DeSTEFANO,
   BARRON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. HEVESI, MANKTELOW,  SIMON  --
   read  once  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on Consumer Affairs and
   Protection -- reported from committee, advanced to  a  third  reading,
   amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place on the order of
   third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the general business law, in  relation  to  telecommuni-
   cation companies blocking certain numbers
 
   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
 399-z-1 to read as follows:
   § 399-Z-1. TELECOMMUNICATION COMPANIES BLOCKING CERTAIN NUMBERS. 1. AS
 USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEAN-
 INGS:
   A. "CALLER IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION" MEANS INFORMATION PROVIDED BY A
 CALLER IDENTIFICATION SERVICE REGARDING THE  TELEPHONE  NUMBER  AND  THE
 NAME OF THE PERSON CALLING;
   B. "CALLER IDENTIFICATION SERVICE" MEANS A SERVICE THAT ALLOWS A TELE-
 PHONE  SUBSCRIBER  TO  HAVE  THE TELEPHONE NUMBER, AND, WHERE AVAILABLE,
 NAME OF THE CALLING PARTY TRANSMITTED CONTEMPORANEOUSLY WITH  THE  TELE-
 PHONE  CALL,  AND DISPLAYED ON A DEVICE IN OR CONNECTED TO THE SUBSCRIB-
 ER'S TELEPHONE;
   C. "POOLING ADMINISTRATOR" MEANS THE THOUSANDS-BLOCK POOLING  ADMINIS-
 TRATOR AS IDENTIFIED IN 47 C.F.R. § 52.20; AND
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets