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File #: Int 0470-2014    Version: * Name: Requiring DOT to notify credit or debit card holder of any security breaches related to credit or debit card transactions at muni-meters.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 9/10/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of transportation to notify credit or debit card holder of any security breaches related to credit or debit card transactions at muni-meters.
Sponsors: Mark Treyger, Margaret S. Chin, Laurie A. Cumbo, Chaim M. Deutsch, Vincent J. Gentile, Ben Kallos, Peter A. Koo, Stephen T. Levin, Annabel Palma, Donovan J. Richards, Karen Koslowitz, I. Daneek Miller, Rafael L. Espinal, Jr., Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 14

Int. No. 470

 

 By Council Members Treyger, Chin, Cumbo, Deutsch, Gentile, Kallos, Koo, Levin, Palma, Richards, Koslowitz, Miller, Espinal and Ulrich

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of transportation to notify credit or debit card holder of any security breaches related to credit or debit card transactions at muni-meters.

 

 Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                           Section 1.  Subchapter 2 of chapter one of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York section is amended by adding a new section 19-167.4 to read as follows:

                           § 19-167.4 Notification when person without valid authorization has acquired private information. a. For purposes of this section, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

          1. "Muni-meter" shall mean an electronic parking meter that dispenses timed receipts that must be displayed in a conspicuous place on a vehicle's dashboard.

2. “Muni-meter breach" shall mean the unauthorized acquisition of credit or debit card information from a muni-meter or related equipment.

b. Notwithstanding any other law or rule, the department shall disclose in writing to all affected persons any muni-meter breach no later than ten days following any employee of the department becoming aware of such breach, and shall post to its website information relating to such breach, which shall not include identity of any individual or any such individuals personal information.

                     § 2. This local law shall take effect immediately upon enactment into law.

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LS 2096/2014