senate Bill S5786

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes a task force to explore the effects of cyber-bullying in New York state and potential measures to address such effects

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Jun 18, 2019 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 03, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 30, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 29, 2019 1st report cal.970
May 15, 2019 referred to investigations and government operations

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May 29, 2019 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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S5786 (ACTIVE) - Details

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S5786 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a task force to explore the effects of cyber-bullying in New York state and potential measures to address such effects.

S5786 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5786 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5786

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to establish a task force to explore the effects of  cyber-bully-
  ing in New York state and potential measures to address such effects

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

  Section 1. A task force is hereby established to conduct a  comprehen-
sive  study  on the effects of, and potential methods to address, cyber-
bullying.  The scope of such study shall include:
  a. identifying the most  common  victims  of  cyber-bullying  by  age,
ethnicity, religion, gender, or any other identifying characteristic the
members of the task force deem relevant;
  b.  determining  the most common mediums used in cases of cyber-bully-
ing, including but not limited to, text messages, websites,  and  social
media;
  c.  identifying the social and psychological effects of cyber-bullying
on individuals;
  d. making recommendations, based upon the findings of the task  force,
on the prevention of cyber-bullying;
  e.  identifying  ways  in which the state can assist children who have
been victims of cyber-bullying;
  f. measures other states or legislative bodies have taken  to  address
cyber-bullying; and
  g.  drafting model regulations that may be promulgated by the state to
address cyber-bullying.
  § 2. a. The task force shall consist of seven members to be  appointed
as follows:
  (1) three members appointed by the governor;
  (2)  two  members  appointed by the temporary president of the senate;
and

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

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