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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to children and families|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to children and families|
senate Bill S463
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S463 - Details
S463 - Summary
Relates to educating children on the harms of electronically sending and posting certain images of themselves.
S463 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S463 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law and the penal law, in relation to educating children on the electronic sending and posting of certain images PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would require the office of children and family services to establish an educational outreach program to promote the awareness of the potential long-term harm to adolescents' privacy that may arise from text messaging, emailing or posting on the internet images and photographs of themselves that are provocative in nature. Also, to provide an affirmative defense to young persons for certain acts with regard to the possessions and dissemination of such images and photographs of themselves. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Subdivision 16 of section 501 of the executive law, as renumbered by chapter 170 of the laws of 1994, is renumbered subdivision 17 and a new subdivision 16 is added. Section 1 amends the executive law, which directs the office of children and family services to establish an educational outreach program to promote the awareness of text messaging, emailing and internet posting among adolescents, and create a campaign to address
S463 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 463 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families AN ACT to amend the executive law and the penal law, in relation to educating children on the electronic sending and posting of certain images THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 16 of section 501 of the executive law, as renumbered by chapter 170 of the laws of 1994, is renumbered subdivision 17 and a new subdivision 16 is added to read as follows: 16. TO ESTABLISH AN EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH PROGRAM FOR TEXT MESSAGE, EMAIL AND INTERNET POSTING AWARENESS BY PROVIDING FOR AN ONGOING PUBLIC INFORMATION AND EDUCATIONAL CAMPAIGN ABOUT THE HARM THAT MAY ARISE FROM ADOLESCENTS SENDING, RECEIVING OR POSTING ON THE INTERNET MESSAGES THAT MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, PROVOCATIVE OR NUDE IMAGES AND PHOTOGRAPHS OF THEMSELVES. (A) SUCH PROGRAM SHALL BE DESIGNED TO PROMOTE (I) INCREASED AWARENESS OF THE POTENTIAL LONG-TERM HARM TO PRIVACY INTERESTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE SENDING, RECEIVING OR POSTING OF SUCH IMAGES AND PHOTOGRAPHS; AND (II) COORDINATION OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE EFFORTS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO EFFORTS OF EDUCATORS, COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS AND OTHER GROUPS, TO PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH PROGRAMS TO ADOLESCENTS AND THEIR PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS, EMPHASIZING SUCH POTENTIAL LONG-TERM HARM. (B) THE FOLLOWING STRATEGIES, AMONG OTHERS, MAY BE USED TO PROMOTE AWARENESS OF THE POTENTIAL LONG-TERM HARM TO ADOLESCENTS' PRIVACY INTER- ESTS BY THE SENDING, RECEIVING OR POSTING OF SUCH IMAGES AND PHOTO- GRAPHS: (I) OUTREACH CAMPAIGNS BY MEANS OF PRINT, RADIO AND TELEVISION PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS, ADVERTISEMENTS, POSTERS, INTERNET POSTINGS AND OTHER MATERIALS; (II) COMMUNITY INFORMATIONAL FORUMS; AND (III) EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00423-01-3
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