senate Bill S1510

Establishes the crime of criminal sale of an internet domain name to a terrorist group, a class A misdemeanor

download pdf

Sponsor

Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
view actions

actions

  • 09 / Jan / 2013
    • REFERRED TO CODES
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO CODES

Summary

Establishes the crime of criminal sale of an internet domain name to a terrorist group or organization listed by the office of homeland security as posing a terrorist threat, a class A misdemeanor.

do you support this bill?

Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1776
Versions:
S1510
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §490.60, Pen L; amd §709, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Cycles:
2011-2012: S953, A49
2009-2010: S571, A8078
2007-2008: A5026

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S1510

TITLE OF BILL:
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

PURPOSE: This bill establishes the crime of criminal
sale of an
Internet domain name to a terrorist group.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The penal law is amended by
adding a new
section 490.60 to establish the crime of criminal sale of an Internet
domain name to a terrorist group.

The New York State Office of Homeland Security will compile, update
and maintain a list of organizations who engage in or pose a
terrorist threat.

Criminal sale of an Internet domain name to a terrorist group is a
class A misdemeanor.

JUSTIFICATION: A study conducted by the Intelligence
and Terrorism
Information Center at Israel's Center concluded that the importance
of the Internet as a means of marketing terrorism became
significantly greater after September 11. The Web makes it relatively
easy for terrorists and their supporters to evade detection and
disseminate their messages and plans.

This legislation seeks to make more difficult in New York State for
known terrorist organizations to obtain the domain space necessary to
spread their message by establishing the crime of criminal sale of an
Internet domain name to a terrorist group.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: S.6404 of 2006; S.631 of
2007/2008. S.571 of 2009/10. S.953 of 2011/12.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect on the
first of November
next succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.

view bill text
                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1510

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

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.
                                                           LBD03274-01-3

S. 1510                             2

  (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
emergency personnel.
  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.

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.