STATE OF NEW YORK
2023-2024 Regular Sessions
February 10, 2023
Introduced by Sen. MARTINEZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government --
reported favorably from said committee and committed to the Committee
on Finance -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
amended and recommitted to said committee
AN ACT to amend the county law, in relation to the next generation 911
system, an emergency services internet protocol network
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. The county law is amended by adding a new section 325-a to
2 read as follows:
3 § 325-a. Next generation 911 system, an emergency services internet
4 protocol network. 1. For the purposes of this section, the term:
5 (a) "next generation 911 system, an emergency services internet proto-
6 col network (ESINet)" means a new base technology enabling the public or
7 subscriber of a communication service to reach an appropriate public
8 safety answering points (PSAP) by sending the digits 911 via dialing,
9 text, or short message service (SMS), or any other technological means.
10 (b) "next generation 911 system provider" means an entity that
11 provides next generation or IP-enabled 911 system to a PSAP.
12 2. Subject to appropriations, the state shall offer a statewide ESINet
13 available for connection to local PSAPs.
14 § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.