Bill S895-2013

Relates to the protection of personal privacy

Relates to the protection of personal privacy.

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  • Feb 19, 2014: OPINION REFERRED TO JUDICIARY
  • Jan 13, 2014: TO ATTORNEY-GENERAL FOR OPINION
  • Jan 8, 2014: REFERRED TO JUDICIARY
  • Feb 6, 2013: OPINION REFERRED TO JUDICIARY
  • Jan 11, 2013: TO ATTORNEY-GENERAL FOR OPINION
  • Jan 9, 2013: REFERRED TO JUDICIARY

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BILL NUMBER:S895

TITLE OF BILL: CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY proposing an amendment to article 1 of the constitution, in relation to protection of the right to personal privacy

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To establish a constitutional right to privacy

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Amends article 1 of the New York state Constitution.

JUSTIFICATION: Currently there is no provision in the state Constitution expressly guaranteeing a right to privacy. This provision incorporates a privacy right in the constitution.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2009: A.7524 (2005-0G).

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the foregoing amendment be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the next succeeding general election of members of the senate, and in conformity with section 1 of article 19 of the constitution, be published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.


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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 895 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sen. PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY proposing an amendment to article 1 of the constitution, in relation to protection of the right to personal privacy Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That article 1 of the constitution be amended by adding a new section 19 to read as follows: S 19. THE INHERENT RIGHT OF EACH PERSON TO PERSONAL PRIVACY SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED. EACH NATURAL PERSON SHALL BE GUARANTEED BY THIS CONSTITU- TION AND SUCH LEGISLATION AS MAY BE NECESSARY. S 2. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the foregoing amendment be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the next succeeding general election of members of the assembly, and, in conformity with section 1 of article 19 of the constitution, be published for 3 months previous to the time of such election. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD89034-01-3

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