senate Bill S108

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides that stalking by technological means shall be prohibited and shall be included in the crimes of stalking in the first, second and third degrees

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 14, 2012 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 13, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 12, 2012 2nd report cal.
Mar 07, 2012 1st report cal.317
Feb 21, 2012 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 04, 2012 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 22, 2011 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1467
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 31, 2011 committee discharged and committed to crime victims, crime and correction
Feb 22, 2011 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 05, 2011 referred to codes

Votes

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Mar 7, 2012 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S108
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Mar 7, 2012

Jun 22, 2011 - Rules committee Vote

S108
23
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committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S108 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A452
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง120.40, 120.50, 120.55 & 120.60, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A3448, S6897, A9772

S108 - Summary

Provides that stalking by technological means, including illegal wiretapping, cell phones, caller ID, Internet, cameras and GPS systems, shall be prohibited and shall be included in the crimes of stalking in the first, second and third degrees.

S108 - Sponsor Memo

S108 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   108

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to  prohibiting  stalking  by
  technological means

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  Section 120.40 of the penal law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6. "TECHNOLOGICAL MEANS" MEANS AND SHALL INCLUDE,  BUT  SHALL  NOT  BE
LIMITED TO, ILLEGAL WIRETAPPING, CELL PHONES, CALLER IDENTIFICATION, THE
INTERNET,  CAMERAS,  GLOBAL  POSITIONING  SYSTEM  AND  ANY OTHER TYPE OF
TRACKING DEVICE.
  S 2. Subdivision 4 of section 120.50 of the penal  law,  as  added  by
chapter  635  of the laws of 1999, is amended and a new subdivision 5 is
added to read as follows:
  4. Commits the crime of stalking in the fourth degree and  has  previ-
ously  been  convicted within the preceding ten years of stalking in the
fourth degree[.]; OR
  5. COMMITS THE CRIME OF STALKING IN THE FOURTH DEGREE IN VIOLATION  OF
SECTION  120.45  OF  THIS ARTICLE, AND UTILIZES ANY TECHNOLOGICAL MEANS,
WHETHER ELECTRONIC OR OTHER, IN FURTHERANCE OF SUCH CRIME.
  S 3. Subdivision 5 of section 120.55 of the penal  law,  as  added  by
chapter  598  of the laws of 2003, is amended and a new subdivision 6 is
added to read as follows:
  5. Commits the crime of stalking in the third degree,  as  defined  in
subdivision three of section 120.50 of this article, against ten or more
persons,  in  ten or more separate transactions, for which the actor has
not been previously convicted[.]; OR
  6. COMMITS THE CRIME OF STALKING IN THE THIRD  DEGREE  AS  DEFINED  IN
SUBDIVISIONS  ONE, TWO, THREE AND FOUR OF SECTION 120.50 OF THIS ARTICLE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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