senate Bill S7808

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to impersonating another by using another's electronic signature

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May 12, 2016 referred to codes

S7808 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง190.25, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S1199
2019-2020: S1391

S7808 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to impersonating another by using another's electronic signature; makes it a class A misdemeanor.

S7808 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7808 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7808

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 12, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERSAUD -- 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 impersonating  another  by
  using another's electronic signature

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

  Section 1. Section 190.25 of the penal law is amended by adding a  new
subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5.  IMPERSONATES  ANOTHER BY USING ANOTHER'S ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE WITH
INTENT TO OBTAIN A  BENEFIT  OR  INJURE  OR  DEFRAUD  ANOTHER.  FOR  THE
PURPOSES  OF  THIS SUBDIVISION, ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE SHALL HAVE THE SAME
MEANING AS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION THREE  HUNDRED  TWO
OF THE STATE TECHNOLOGY LAW.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15445-01-6

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