assembly Bill A11344

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Includes contacts via text, email or other electronic communication in the definition of the offense of aggravated harassment in the second degree

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Sep 19, 2018 referred to codes

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A11344 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S9148
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §240.30, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A231, S2636
2021-2022: A544, S1477

A11344 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes contacts via text, email or other electronic communication in the definition of the offense of aggravated harassment in the second degree.

A11344 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  11344

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                           September 19, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Braunstein,
  Seawright) -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation  to  including  contacts  via
  text, email or other electronic communication in the definition of the
  offense of aggravated harassment in the second degree

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of  section  240.30  of  the  penal  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  188  of  the  laws  of 2014, is amended to read as
follows:
  2. With intent to harass or threaten another person, he or she makes a
telephone call, OR CONTACTS VIA TEXT, EMAIL OR OTHER ELECTRONIC COMMUNI-
CATION, whether or not a conversation ensues, with no purpose of legiti-
mate communication; or
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date upon which it shall have become a law. Effective immediate-
ly, the addition, amendment and/or repeal  of  any  rule  or  regulation
necessary  for  the implementation of this act on its effective date are
authorized to be made on or before such date.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16470-01-8