senate Bill S3404

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to cyber terrorism in the first and second degree

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 16, 2016 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 20, 2016 advanced to third reading
Jan 12, 2016 2nd report cal.
Jan 11, 2016 1st report cal.3
Jan 06, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
Feb 25, 2015 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 09, 2015 ordered to third reading cal.74
Feb 06, 2015 referred to rules

Votes

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Jan 11, 2016 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S3404
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Jan 11, 2016

aye wr (1)

Feb 9, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S3404
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S3404 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6139
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยงยง490.26 & 490.27, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S953, A3311

S3404 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to cyber terrorism in the first and second degree.

S3404 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3404 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3404

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. CROCI, GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN  ACT  to  amend  the penal law, in relation to cyber terrorism in the
  first and second degree

  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 two new sections 490.26
and 490.27 to read as follows:
S 490.26 CYBER TERRORISM IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF A CRIME OF CYBER TERRORISM IN THE SECOND  DEGREE
WHEN,  WITH  INTENT  TO  CAUSE  SERIOUS,  WIDE-SPREAD FINANCIAL HARM, OR
COMMIT ANY OFFENSE CONTAINED WITHIN ARTICLE ONE  HUNDRED  FIFTY-FIVE  OF
THIS  CHAPTER  AGAINST MORE THAN TEN PEOPLE, A PERSON USES A COMPUTER, A
COMPUTER PROGRAM, A COMPUTER  NETWORK,  COMPUTER  MATERIAL,  A  COMPUTER
SERVICE,  OR  COMPUTER DATA, TO CAUSE SUCH WIDE-SPREAD FINANCIAL HARM OR
TO COMMIT ANY OFFENSE CONTAINED WITHIN ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-FIVE OF
THIS CHAPTER AGAINST MORE THAN TEN PEOPLE.
  CYBER TERRORISM IN THE SECOND DEGREE IS A CLASS C FELONY.
S 490.27 CYBER TERRORISM IN THE FIRST DEGREE.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF A CRIME OF CYBER TERRORISM IN THE  FIRST  DEGREE
WHEN,  WITH INTENT TO INTIMIDATE OR COERCE A CIVILIAN POPULATION, INFLU-
ENCE THE POLICY OF A UNIT OF GOVERNMENT  BY  INTIMIDATION  OR  COERCION,
AFFECT  THE  CONDUCT  OF  A  UNIT  OF  GOVERNMENT, OR CAUSE MASS INJURY,
DAMAGE, DESTRUCTION OR DEBILITATION TO PERSONS AND/OR PROPERTY, A PERSON
USES A COMPUTER, A COMPUTER PROGRAM, A COMPUTER NETWORK, COMPUTER  MATE-
RIAL,  A  COMPUTER  SERVICE, OR COMPUTER DATA, TO INTIMIDATE, INFLUENCE,
COERCE, AFFECT, INJURE, DAMAGE, DESTROY, OR DEBILITATE PERSONS OR  PROP-
ERTY.
  CYBER TERRORISM IN THE FIRST DEGREE IS A CLASS A FELONY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date upon which it shall have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09038-01-5

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