senate Bill S8822

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the crime of doxing a police officer or a peace officer

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Jul 20, 2020 referred to rules

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S8822 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10911
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §240.33, Pen L; amd §§510.10, 530.20 & 530.40, CP L

S8822 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the crime of doxing a police officer or a peace officer when a person knowingly makes restricted personal information about a police officer or peace officer, or a member of the immediate family of such officer, publicly available with the intent to threaten, intimidate, or incite the commission of a crime of violence against the police officer or peace officer, or a member of the immediate family of such officer; or with the intent and knowledge that the restricted personal information will be used to threaten, intimidate, or facilitate the commission of a crime of violence against the police officer or peace officer, or a member of the immediate family of such officer; requires the posting of bail.

S8822 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8822 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8822
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               July 20, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. GALLIVAN, AKSHAR, AMEDORE, BORRELLO, BOYLE, FUNKE,
   GRIFFO, HELMING, JORDAN, LANZA, LAVALLE, LITTLE, O'MARA, ORTT, RANZEN-
   HOFER, RITCHIE, ROBACH, SERINO, SEWARD,  TEDISCO  --  read  twice  and
   ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
   Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the  penal  law  and  the  criminal  procedure  law,  in
   relation  to  establishing  the  crime of doxing a police officer or a
   peace officer
 
   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 a new section 240.33 to
 read as follows:
 § 240.33 DOXING A POLICE OFFICER OR A PEACE OFFICER.
   A PERSON IS GUILTY OF DOXING A POLICE OFFICER OR A PEACE OFFICER  WHEN
 HE OR SHE KNOWINGLY MAKES RESTRICTED PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT A POLICE
 OFFICER  OR  PEACE  OFFICER, OR A MEMBER OF THE IMMEDIATE FAMILY OF SUCH
 OFFICER, PUBLICLY AVAILABLE:
   1. WITH THE INTENT TO THREATEN, INTIMIDATE, OR INCITE  THE  COMMISSION
 OF A CRIME OF VIOLENCE AGAINST THE POLICE OFFICER OR PEACE OFFICER, OR A
 MEMBER OF THE IMMEDIATE FAMILY OF SUCH OFFICER; OR
   2. WITH THE INTENT AND KNOWLEDGE THAT THE RESTRICTED PERSONAL INFORMA-
 TION  WILL BE USED TO THREATEN, INTIMIDATE, OR FACILITATE THE COMMISSION
 OF A CRIME OF VIOLENCE AGAINST THE POLICE OFFICER OR PEACE OFFICER, OR A
 MEMBER OF THE IMMEDIATE FAMILY OF SUCH OFFICER.
   UNDER THIS SECTION, POLICE OFFICER AND PEACE OFFICER  ARE  AS  DEFINED
 UNDER SECTION 1.20 OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW.
   DOXING OF A POLICE OFFICER OR A PEACE OFFICER SHALL BE A CLASS D FELO-
 NY.
   §  2. Paragraphs (s) and (t) of subdivision 4 of section 510.10 of the
 criminal procedure law, as added by section 2 of part UU of  chapter  56
 of  the  laws  of  2020, are amended and a new paragraph (u) is added to
 read as follows:

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD16967-02-0

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