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File #: Int 1154-2018    Version: * Name: Encrypting website exchanges or transfers.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Technology
On agenda: 10/17/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to encrypting website exchanges or transfers
Sponsors: Karen Koslowitz, Mark Gjonaj , Robert F. Holden
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This bill would require the encryption of exchanges or transfers of web content from websites maintained by or on behalf of the City, such as through the adoption of the HTTPS protocol.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1154, 2. Int. No. 1154, 3. October 17, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Committee Report 12/13/18, 5. Hearing Testimony 12/13/18, 6. Hearing Transcript 12/13/18
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/13/2018*Karen Koslowitz Committee on Technology Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/13/2018*Karen Koslowitz Committee on Technology Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/17/2018*Karen Koslowitz City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/17/2018*Karen Koslowitz City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1154

 

By Council Members Koslowitz, Gjonaj and Holden

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to encrypting website exchanges or transfers

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     Section 1. Chapter 8 of title 23 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to add a new section 23-803, to read as follows:

§ 23-803 Website encryption. Every website maintained by or on behalf of the city or a city agency shall encrypt all exchanges or transfers of hypertext, or any similar website content, between such website and a user, and require browsers to request such an encrypted exchange or transfer at all times for such websites, provided that such encryption shall not be required if such exchanges or transfers are conducted in a manner that provides at least an equivalent level of confidentiality, data integrity and authentication.

                     § 2. This local law takes effect six months after it becomes law.

 

BJR

LS 7988

8/15/18  2:07PM