senate Bill S6267A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to telecommunication companies blocking certain numbers

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Current Bill Status Via A268 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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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 09, 2021 substituted by a268a
Jun 01, 2021 amended on third reading 6267a
May 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 18, 2021 1st report cal.1079
Apr 19, 2021 referred to consumer protection

S6267 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A268
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-z-1, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4764, A2230

S6267 - Summary

Relates to telecommunication companies blocking certain numbers.

S6267 - Sponsor Memo

S6267 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6267
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  COONEY -- 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, 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:
   A. PROVIDERS SHALL BLOCK A VOICE CALL WHEN THE SUBSCRIBER TO WHICH THE
 ORIGINATING  NUMBER  IS  ASSIGNED HAS REQUESTED THAT CALLS PURPORTING TO
 ORIGINATE FROM THAT NUMBER BE BLOCKED BECAUSE THE  NUMBER  IS  USED  FOR
 INBOUND CALLS ONLY; AND
   B. PROVIDERS SHALL BLOCK CALLS ORIGINATING FROM THE FOLLOWING NUMBERS:
   (I) A NUMBER THAT IS NOT A VALID NORTH AMERICAN NUMBERING PLAN NUMBER;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S6267A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A268
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-z-1, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4764, A2230

S6267A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to telecommunication companies blocking certain numbers.

S6267A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6267A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6267--A
     Cal. No. 1079
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  COONEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Consumer  Protection  --
   reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
   report, ordered to a third reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
   retaining its place in 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
   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:
   A. PROVIDERS SHALL BLOCK A VOICE CALL WHEN THE SUBSCRIBER TO WHICH THE
 ORIGINATING NUMBER IS ASSIGNED HAS REQUESTED THAT  CALLS  PURPORTING  TO
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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