|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 15, 2020||advanced to third reading|
|Jan 14, 2020||2nd report cal.|
|Jan 13, 2020||1st report cal.60|
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to codes|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|Jun 03, 2019||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
|May 22, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|May 21, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|May 20, 2019||1st report cal.807|
|Jan 28, 2019||referred to codes|
senate Bill S2662
Current Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2662 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2662 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Creates the crime of dissemination of an image of a crime victim; makes a person guilty of such crime where the person is a public servant and, while in the course of the public servant's official duties, records a still image or motion picture of a crime victim and broadcasts or publishes such images or motion pictures outside of the course of conduct of the public servant's official duties; makes such crime a class A misdemeanor.
S2662 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2662 SPONSOR: SAVINO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to prohibiting the dissem- ination of an image of a crime victim by public servants PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: "Caroline's Law" would make it a class A misdemeanor for a public serv- ant -or anyone acting as a public servant -- to broadcast or publish an image of a crime victim outside of their official duties. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill would add a new section 250.70 to the penal law to make it a class A misdemeanor punishable by up to one imprisonment and a fine - for a public servant or anyone acting as a public servant to broadcast or publish an image of a crime victim outside of their official duties.
S2662 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2662 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 28, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to prohibiting the dissem- ination of an image of a crime victim by public servants THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Caroline's Law". § 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 250.70 to read as follows: § 250.70 DISSEMINATION OF AN IMAGE OF A CRIME VICTIM. 1. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF DISSEMINATION OF AN IMAGE OF A CRIME VICTIM WHERE (A) THE PERSON IS A PUBLIC SERVANT OR IS PERFORMING THE DUTIES OF A PUBLIC SERVANT IN RESPONDING TO AN EMERGENCY CALL; (B) WHILE IN THE COURSE OF HIS OR HER OFFICIAL DUTIES, RECORDS A STILL IMAGE OR MOTION PICTURE OF A CRIME VICTIM; AND (C) INTENTIONALLY BROADCASTS OR PUBLISHES SUCH IMAGES OR MOTION PICTURES OUTSIDE OF THE COURSE OF CONDUCT OF THE PUBLIC SERVANT'S OFFICIAL DUTIES; EXCEPT, THAT NOTHING HEREIN SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO IMPAIR OR DIMINISH THE RIGHT TO USE SUCH IMAGES OR MOTION PICTURES FOR OFFICIAL TRAINING PURPOSES. 2. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION: (A) "BROADCAST" MEANS ELECTRONICALLY TRANSMITTING A VISUAL IMAGE WITH THE INTENT THAT IT BE VIEWED BY A PERSON. (B) "DISSEMINATE" MEANS TO GIVE, PROVIDE, LEND, DELIVER, MAIL, SEND, FORWARD, TRANSFER OR TRANSMIT, ELECTRONICALLY OR OTHERWISE TO ANOTHER PERSON. (C) "PUBLISH" MEANS TO (I) POST, PRESENT, DISPLAY, EXHIBIT, CIRCULATE, ADVERTISE OR ALLOW ACCESS, ELECTRONICALLY OR OTHERWISE, SO AS TO MAKE AN IMAGE OR IMAGES AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC; OR (II) DISSEMINATE WITH THE INTENT THAT AN IMAGE OR IMAGES BE POSTED, PRESENTED, DISPLAYED, EXHIB- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00255-01-9
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