Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 14, 2023||
referred to governmental operations
Assembly Bill A4371
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-A4371 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-A4371 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Requires a call-blocking service to be provided in state contracts that include procurement of a voice service; provides that a voice service provider shall not be subject to civil or criminal liability for failure of a call-blocking service to block a call, or mistakenly blocking a call that should not have been blocked.
2023-A4371 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4371 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y February 14, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. STECK, BLANKENBUSH, BUTTENSCHON, BYRNES, COLTON, CRUZ, DeSTEFANO, DINOWITZ, HAWLEY, HYNDMAN, MANKTELOW, McDONOUGH, MORINELLO, NORRIS, RA, REYES, ROZIC, SANTABARBARA, SAYEGH, SIMON, SMULLEN, STIRPE, WALSH, WEPRIN -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to requiring a call- blocking service to be provided in state contracts that include procurement if a voice service THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 149 to read as follows: § 149. AUTOMATED CALL SOFTWARE. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION: (A) "VOICE SERVICE" (I) MEANS ANY SERVICE THAT IS INTERCONNECTED WITH THE PUBLIC SWITCHED TELEPHONE NETWORK AND THAT FURNISHES VOICE COMMUNI- CATIONS TO AN END USER USING RESOURCES FROM THE NORTH AMERICAN NUMBERING PLAN OR ANY SUCCESSOR TO THE NORTH AMERICAN NUMBERING PLAN ADOPTED BY THE COMMISSION UNDER SECTION 251(E)(1) OF THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1934, AS AMENDED; AND (II) INCLUDES (A) TRANSMISSIONS FROM A TELE- PHONE FACSIMILE MACHINE, COMPUTER, OR OTHER DEVICE TO A TELEPHONE FACSIMILE MACHINE; AND (B) WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY SERVICE THAT ENABLES REAL-TIME, TWO-WAY VOICE COMMUNICATIONS, INCLUDING ANY SERVICE THAT REQUIRES INTERNET PROTOCOL-COMPATIBLE CUSTOMER PREMISES EQUIPMENT AND PERMITS OUT-BOUND CALLING, WHETHER OR NOT SUCH SERVICE IS ONE-WAY OR TWO-WAY VOICE OVER INTERNET PROTOCOL; (B) "CALLER IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION" MEANS INFORMATION PROVIDED TO AN END USER BY A CALLER IDENTIFICATION SERVICE REGARDING THE TELEPHONE NUMBER OF, OR OTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THE ORIGINATION OF, A CALL MADE USING A VOICE SERVICE; (C) "CALLER IDENTIFICATION SERVICE" MEANS ANY SERVICE OR DEVICE DESIGNED TO PROVIDE THE USER OF THE SERVICE OR DEVICE WITH THE TELEPHONE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05510-01-3
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