senate Bill S9247

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits the creation of fake electronic communication service accounts and prohibits the collection and use of account information by law enforcement and other governmental entities

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May 12, 2022 referred to codes

S9247 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10447
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 702 §§702.00 - 702.70, CP L

S9247 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits police and other governmental entities from creating fake electronic communication service accounts, or from collecting or using an individual's account information; establishes a private right of action for a violation of such provisions.

S9247 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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