senate Bill S463

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to educating children on the harms of electronically sending and posting certain images of themselves

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S463 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1203
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §501, Exec L; add §40.20, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3439A, A2205A
2009-2010: S5680, A8622A

S463 - Summary

Relates to educating children on the harms of electronically sending and posting certain images of themselves.

S463 - Sponsor Memo

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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