Bill Text: NY A01503 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Requires the office of information technology services to study and evaluate the future implementation and possible impact of 5G technology in the state.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-2)

Status: (Passed) 2019-12-16 - approval memo.44 [A01503 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A01503-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 15, 2019
        Introduced  by M. of A. VANEL, GALEF, CAHILL, BARRON, PICHARDO, MONTESA-
          NO, BLAKE, RIVERA, RA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. SIMON --  read
          once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations
        AN  ACT  directing  the  study of the future implementation of fifth and
          future generation wireless network system technology in the state
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  The office of information technology services shall study
     2  and evaluate the implementation of  fifth  generation  (5G)  and  future
     3  generation wireless systems technology in the state.
     4    §  2. No later than one year after the effective date of this act, the
     5  office of information technology services shall submit to  the  governor
     6  and  the  legislature  a  report  on  5G  technology, as described under
     7  section one of this act.
     8    § 3. The office of information technology services shall evaluate such
     9  data with the assistance of experts in:
    10    a. wireless technology;
    11    b. network capacity;
    12    c. cyber security; and
    13    d. internet speed.
    14    § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.