|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2010||referred to codes|
|Feb 19, 2009||referred to codes|
senate Bill S2397
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2397 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Penal Law
S2397 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2397 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the penal law, in relation to adding by means of computer network to the crime of aggravated harassment in the second degree PURPOSE : Creates the crime of harassment by electronic mail or computer network SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 amends section 240.00 of penal law by adding a new subdivision defining computer network Section 2 adds computer network to aggregated harassment in the second degree JUSTIFICATION : One in 17 kids ages 10 to 17 had been threatened or harassed online, and about one-third of those found the incidents extremely distressing, according to a 2000 study by the University of New Hampshire's Crimes, Against Children Research Center. In a recent case, a young teenager's life at school was anything but pleasant; he was teased, taunted and punched for years. But the final blow was the humiliation he suffered every time he logged onto the internet.
S2397 - Bill Text download pdf
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contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published.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.