|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jul 14, 2020||referred to rules|
senate Bill S8751
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8751 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8751 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8751 SPONSOR: KAMINSKY TITLE OF BILL: 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; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof PURPOSE: This bill would create a task force to explore and address the impact of cyber-bullying. 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.
S8751 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8751 I N S E N A T E July 14, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules 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; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. A temporary task force is hereby established to conduct and submit a comprehensive 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, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation 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. recommendations, based upon the findings of the task force, on the prevention of cyber-bullying; e. identifying ways in which the state can better assist individuals who have been victims of cyber-bullying; and f. identifying measures other states have taken to address cyber-bul- lying. § 2. a. The task force shall consist of nine members, which to the extent practicable shall be experts in the fields of child psychology, technology, law enforcement, mental health, or social services, or an appropriate field related to the mission of the task force, to be appointed as follows: (1) five members appointed by the governor; (2) two members appointed by the temporary president of the senate; (3) two members appointed by the speaker of the assembly. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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