New York Assembly Bill 1601 – Prohibiting Facial Recognition Technology
In Relation to Prohibiting Facial Recognition Technology to be Used in Connection with an Officer CameraFull Bill Text
New York Assembly Bill 1601 has been introduced into the Governmental Operations Committee. The bill would prohibit police agencies from using facial recognition technology in connection with officer-based camera systems.
The NMA supports this measure as a way to control the spread of intrusive surveillance measures that threaten the privacy and civil liberties of motorists. See here for a more detailed discussion of the problems associated with facial recognition technology.