S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 5, 2011
Introduced by Sen. MARCELLINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
when printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland
Security and Military Affairs
AN ACT to amend the penal law and the executive law, in relation to
establishing the crime of criminal sale of an internet domain name to
a terrorist group
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 490.60 to
read as follows:
S 490.60 CRIMINAL SALE OF AN INTERNET DOMAIN NAME TO A TERRORIST GROUP.
A PERSON IS GUILTY OF CRIMINAL SALE OF AN INTERNET DOMAIN NAME TO A
TERRORIST GROUP WHEN HE OR SHE KNOWINGLY SELLS OR PROVIDES WITHOUT
CHARGE AN INTERNET DOMAIN NAME TO ANY ORGANIZATION INCLUDED ON THE LIST
OF ORGANIZATIONS ENGAGED IN TERRORIST ACTIVITIES OR WHO POSE A TERRORIST
THREAT COMPILED, MAINTAINED AND UPDATED BY THE STATE OFFICE OF HOMELAND
SECURITY PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (T) OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION SEVEN
HUNDRED NINE OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW.
CRIMINAL SALE OF AN INTERNET DOMAIN NAME TO A TERRORIST GROUP IS A
CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.
S 2. Paragraphs (s), (t) and (u) of subdivision 2 of section 709 of
the executive law, paragraph (s) as amended and paragraph (t) as added
by section 14 and paragraph (u) as added by section 22 of part B of
chapter 56 of the laws of 2010, are amended to read as follows:
(s) work in consultation with or make recommendations to the commis-
sioner of agriculture and markets in developing rules and regulations
relating to ammonium nitrate security; [and]
(t) develop, maintain, and deploy state, regional and local all-hazard
incident management teams[.]; AND
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.
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(u) COMPILE, MAINTAIN AND PERIODICALLY UPDATE A LIST OF ORGANIZATIONS
ENGAGED IN TERRORIST ACTIVITIES OR WHO POSE A TERRORIST THREAT AND MAKE
SUCH LIST AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC.
(V) Notwithstanding article six-C of this chapter, or any other
provision of law to the contrary, the division of homeland security and
emergency services shall establish best practices regarding training and
education for firefighters and first responders which shall include but
not be limited to: minimum basic training for firefighters and first
responders; in-service training and continuing education; and special-
ized training as it may apply to the specific duties of a category of
S 3. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.