senate Bill S900

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the confidentiality of contact tracing information

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Current Bill Status - 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
Feb 16, 2021 signed chap.62
Feb 12, 2021 delivered to governor
Feb 08, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.69
substituted for a1253
Feb 02, 2021 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 11, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.53
Jan 06, 2021 referred to rules

S900 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1253
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2180, 2181 & 2182, Pub Health L (as proposed in S.8450-C & A.10500-C)

S900 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the confidentiality of contact tracing information.

S900 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S900 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    900
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the confidentiali-
   ty of contact tracing information

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Sections 2180, 2181 and 2182 of the public health law, as
 added by a chapter of the laws of 2020, amending the public  health  law
 relating  to  the  confidentiality  of  contact  tracing information, as
 proposed in  legislative  bills  numbers  S.8450-C  and  A.10500-C,  are
 amended to read as follows:
   §  2180.  Definitions. As used in this title the following terms shall
 have the following meanings:
   1. "Contact tracing" means COVID-19 case investigation and identifica-
 tion of [principal] CASE individuals and contact individuals.
   2. (A) "Contact tracer" and "contact tracing entity" means an individ-
 ual or entity employed by or under contract  with  the  state,  a  local
 government,  a  state or local governmental entity, or an agent thereof,
 to conduct contact  tracing,  engage  in  contact  tracing,  or  receive
 contact tracing information.
   (B)  A  CONTACT  TRACER  OR CONTACT TRACING ENTITY SHALL NOT INCLUDE A
 SERVICE PROVIDER THAT IS A NON-GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY THAT IS  EMPLOYED  BY
 OR  UNDER  CONTRACT  WITH  A CONTACT TRACING ENTITY OR AN AGENT THEREOF,
 THAT RECEIVES, TRANSMITS, MAINTAINS, STORES, OR  HOSTS  CONTACT  TRACING
 INFORMATION  AT  THE  DIRECTION  OF  A CONTACT TRACER OR CONTACT TRACING
 ENTITY SO LONG AS SUCH SERVICE PROVIDER'S ACCESS TO THE  INFORMATION  IS
 EXCLUSIVELY  LIMITED  TO  THE  MAINTENANCE  OF  THE  INFORMATION AND THE
 CONTACT TRACER OR CONTACT TRACING ENTITY HAS THE ABILITY TO  DELETE  AND
 MANAGE  CONTACT  TRACING  INFORMATION  AS PROVIDED BY THIS CHAPTER, LAW,
 RULES OR REGULATIONS.  A SERVICE PROVIDER UNDER THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL  BE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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