senate Bill S217

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Prohibits the use of reverse location and reverse keyword searches

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Jan 04, 2023 referred to codes

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S217 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3306
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 695 §§695.00 - 695.60, CP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S8183, A10246
2021-2022: S296, A84

S217 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the search, with or without a warrant, of geolocation and keyword data of a group of people who are under no individual suspicion of having committed a crime, but rather are defined by having been at a given location at a given time or searched particular words, phrases, character strings, or websites.

S217 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S217 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    217
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 4, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. MYRIE, BRISPORT, COONEY, GIANARIS, GOUNARDES, HOYL-
   MAN, JACKSON, KRUEGER, LIU, RAMOS, RIVERA, SEPULVEDA, STAVISKY -- 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 search, with or without a warrant, of geolocation and keyword data
   of a group of people who are under no individual suspicion  of  having
   committed  a  crime,  but rather are defined by having been at a given
   location at a given time or searched particular words, phrases,  char-
   acter strings, or websites
 
   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 "reverse location and reverse keyword search prohibition act".
   § 2. The criminal procedure law is amended by adding a new article 695
 to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 695
               REVERSE LOCATION AND REVERSE KEYWORD SEARCHES
 SECTION 695.00 DEFINITIONS.
         695.10 ISSUANCE  OF  REVERSE  LOCATION  COURT ORDERS AND REVERSE
                  KEYWORD COURT ORDERS.
         695.20 EXECUTION OF REVERSE LOCATION AND REVERSE KEYWORD SEARCH-
                  ES.
         695.30 REVERSE   LOCATION   AND   REVERSE   KEYWORD    SEARCHES;
                  SUPPRESSION OF EVIDENCE.
         695.40 REVERSE  LOCATION  AND  REVERSE KEYWORD SEARCHES; PRIVATE
                  RIGHT OF ACTION.
         695.50 PHYSICAL SEARCHES EXCLUDED.
         695.60 SEVERABILITY.
 § 695.00 DEFINITIONS.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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