senate Bill S953

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to cyber terrorism in the first and second degree

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 20, 2018 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 29, 2018 advanced to third reading
Jan 23, 2018 2nd report cal.
Jan 22, 2018 1st report cal.223
Jan 03, 2018 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 02, 2017 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 01, 2017 advanced to third reading
Feb 28, 2017 2nd report cal.
Feb 14, 2017 1st report cal.258
Jan 05, 2017 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Jan 22, 2018 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Jan 22, 2018

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Feb 13, 2017 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S953
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committee
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Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Feb 13, 2017

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S953 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3311
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§490.26 & 490.27, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S3404, A6139

S953 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to cyber terrorism in the first and second degree.

S953 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S953 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   953

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  CROCI,  AVELLA,  FUNKE,  GOLDEN,  MURPHY, O'MARA,
  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be
  committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military
  Affairs

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:
§ 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.
§ 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.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date upon which it shall have become a law.

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