A08793 Summary:

BILL NOA08793
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORVanel
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
 
Relates to establishing a task force to study and report on the potential implementation of blockchain technology in state record keeping, information storage, and service delivery.
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A08793 Actions:

BILL NOA08793
 
11/27/2017referred to governmental operations
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A08793 Committee Votes:

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A08793 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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A08793 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          8793
 
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    November 27, 2017
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by M. of A. VANEL -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Governmental Operations
 
        AN ACT in relation to establishing a task force to study and  report  on
          the  potential implementation of blockchain technology in state record
          keeping, information storage, and service delivery; and providing  for
          the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. A ten-member task force is hereby established to assess the
     2  feasibility, economic impacts and effectiveness of the implementation of
     3  blockchain technology in state record keeping, information storage,  and
     4  service delivery.
     5    § 2. The task force shall be comprised of:
     6    (a) two members appointed by the temporary president of the senate;
     7    (b) two members appointed by the speaker of the assembly;
     8    (c) two members appointed by the governor;
     9    (d)  two  members  appointed  by  the chief information officer of the
    10  office of information technology services;
    11    (e) one member appointed by the minority leader of the senate; and
    12    (f) one member appointed by the minority leader of the assembly.
    13    § 3. The task force shall meet  as  frequently  as  its  business  may
    14  require  and members of the task force shall receive no compensation for
    15  their services. The task force shall hold at least one public hearing in
    16  the course of conducting its examination and evaluation pursuant to this
    17  act.
    18    § 4. The task force shall provide a report to the governor, the speak-
    19  er of the assembly and the temporary  president  of  the  senate  on  or
    20  before January 1, 2019. Such report shall include:
    21    (a) opportunities and risks associated with using blockchain technolo-
    22  gy in state record keeping, information storage, and service delivery;
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD13680-01-7

        A. 8793                             2
 
     1    (b)  an  analysis of different types of blockchain technology, and the
     2  feasibility of implementing each type;
     3    (c)  a  list of private and public organizations in New York state and
     4  across the country which are currently using blockchain  technology  for
     5  record keeping, information storage, or service delivery; and
     6    (d)  recommendations regarding the use of blockchain technology, along
     7  with legislative and regulatory proposals as the task force deems neces-
     8  sary to implement such recommendations.
     9    § 5. This act shall take effect immediately and shall  expire  and  be
    10  deemed repealed January 1, 2019.
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