|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 18, 2019||referred to governmental operations|
delivered to assembly
|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|
senate Bill S5786
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5786 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Law Section:
- Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S5786 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5786 SPONSOR: KAMINSKY TITLE OF BILL: An act to establish a task force to explore the effects of cyber-bullying in New York state and potential measures to address such effects PURPOSE: This bill would create a task force to explore and address the impact of cyber-bullying on adults, as well as children outside the school setting. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 establishes a task force to identify the most common victims of cyberbullying, common mediums used in bullying, and ways to address the impact of cyberbullying. § 2 of this bill delegates appointing authority of the task force.
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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