assembly Bill A1121C

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Creating the certain offenses and provisions related to the unlawful dissemination of a personal image; and creates a private right of action for such offenses

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 31, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.62
substituted for a1121c
May 31, 2022 substituted by s7211b
May 11, 2022 amended on third reading 1121c
May 11, 2022 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to assembly
recalled from senate
Jan 18, 2022 referred to codes
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 11, 2022 amended on third reading 1121b
Jan 05, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.62
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 09, 2021 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 08, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.527
rules report cal.527
reported
Jun 07, 2021 reported referred to rules
Jun 04, 2021 print number 1121a
Jun 04, 2021 amend and recommit to codes
Jan 07, 2021 referred to codes

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A1121 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7211
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§250.70, 250.71 & 250.72, Pen L; add §52-d, Civ Rts L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11093

A1121 - Summary

Creates certain offenses and provisions related to the unlawful dissemination of a personal image; creates a private right of action for such offenses.

A1121 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1121
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BUTTENSCHON -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law,  in  relation  to  creating  the  certain
   offenses  and  provisions  related  to the unlawful dissemination of a
   personal image; and to amend the civil  rights  law,  in  relation  to
   creating a private right of action for such offenses
 
   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  four  new  sections
 250.70, 250.71, 250.72 and 250.73 to read as follows:
 § 250.70 UNLAWFUL DISSEMINATION OF A PERSONAL IMAGE; DEFINITIONS, APPLI-
            CATION.
   1.  THE  FOLLOWING  DEFINITIONS SHALL APPLY TO SECTIONS 250.71, 250.72
 AND 250.73 OF THIS ARTICLE:
   (A) "BROADCAST" MEANS ELECTRONICALLY TRANSMITTING A VISUAL IMAGE  WITH
 THE INTENT THAT IT BE VIEWED BY A PERSON;
   (B)  "CREATE"  MEANS  TO  USE OR INSTALL, OR PERMIT THE UTILIZATION OR
 INSTALLATION OF AN IMAGING DEVICE TO VIEW,  BROADCAST  AND/OR  RECORD  A
 VISUAL IMAGE OF ANOTHER PERSON;
   (C)  "DISSEMINATE"  MEANS TO GIVE, PROVIDE, LEND, DELIVER, MAIL, SEND,
 FORWARD, TRANSFER OR TRANSMIT, ELECTRONICALLY OR  OTHERWISE  TO  ANOTHER
 PERSON;
   (D) "IMAGING DEVICE" MEANS ANY MECHANICAL, DIGITAL OR ELECTRONIC VIEW-
 ING  DEVICE,  CAMERA,  CELLULAR PHONE OR ANY OTHER INSTRUMENT CAPABLE OF
 RECORDING, STORING OR TRANSMITTING VISUAL IMAGES THAT CAN BE UTILIZED TO
 OBSERVE A PERSON;
   (E) "PUBLISH" MEANS TO: (I) DISSEMINATE, AS DEFINED IN  PARAGRAPH  (C)
 OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION,  WITH  THE  INTENT  THAT  SUCH IMAGE OR IMAGES BE
 DISSEMINATED TO TEN OR MORE PERSONS; (II) DISSEMINATE  WITH  THE  INTENT
 THAT  SUCH  IMAGES  BE  SOLD  BY  ANOTHER  PERSON;  (III) POST, PRESENT,
 DISPLAY, EXHIBIT, CIRCULATE, ADVERTISE OR ALLOWS ACCESS,  ELECTRONICALLY
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A1121A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7211
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§250.70, 250.71 & 250.72, Pen L; add §52-d, Civ Rts L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11093

A1121A - Summary

Creates certain offenses and provisions related to the unlawful dissemination of a personal image; creates a private right of action for such offenses.

A1121A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1121--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. BUTTENSCHON, GALEF, JACKSON, FALL -- read once
   and referred to the Committee on Codes -- committee  discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law,  in  relation  to  creating  the  certain
   offenses  and  provisions  related  to the unlawful dissemination of a
   personal image; and to amend the civil  rights  law,  in  relation  to
   creating a private right of action for such offenses
 
   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  three  new  sections
 250.70, 250.71, and 250.72 to read as follows:
 § 250.70 UNLAWFUL DISSEMINATION OF A PERSONAL IMAGE; DEFINITIONS, APPLI-
            CATION.
   1. THE FOLLOWING DEFINITIONS SHALL APPLY TO SECTIONS 250.71 AND 250.72
 OF THIS ARTICLE:
   (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) DISSEMINATE, AS DEFINED IN  PARAGRAPH  (B)
 OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION,  WITH  THE  INTENT  THAT  SUCH IMAGE OR IMAGES BE
 DISSEMINATED TO TEN OR MORE PERSONS; (II) DISSEMINATE  WITH  THE  INTENT
 THAT  SUCH  IMAGES  BE  SOLD  BY  ANOTHER  PERSON;  (III) POST, PRESENT,
 DISPLAY, EXHIBIT, CIRCULATE, ADVERTISE OR ALLOWS ACCESS,  ELECTRONICALLY
 OR  OTHERWISE, SO AS TO MAKE AN IMAGE OR IMAGES AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC;
 OR (IV) DISSEMINATE WITH THE INTENT THAT AN IMAGE OR IMAGES  BE  POSTED,
 PRESENTED, DISPLAYED, EXHIBITED, CIRCULATED, ADVERTISED OR MADE ACCESSI-
 BLE, ELECTRONICALLY OR OTHERWISE AND TO MAKE SUCH IMAGE OR IMAGES AVAIL-
 ABLE TO THE PUBLIC.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A1121B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7211
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§250.70, 250.71 & 250.72, Pen L; add §52-d, Civ Rts L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11093

A1121B - Summary

Creates certain offenses and provisions related to the unlawful dissemination of a personal image; creates a private right of action for such offenses.

A1121B - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1121--B
                                                          Cal. No. 62
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BUTTENSCHON,  GALEF, JACKSON, FALL, GUNTHER,
   ABINANTI, SILLITTI, JONES, JACOBSON, CONRAD, GRIFFIN -- read once  and
   referred  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  -- committee discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee  --  ordered  to  a  third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
   retaining its place on the order of third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law,  in  relation  to  creating  the  certain
   offenses  and  provisions  related  to the unlawful dissemination of a
   personal image; and to amend the civil  rights  law,  in  relation  to
   creating a private right of action for such offenses
 
   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 "Bianca's Law".
   § 2. The penal law is amended by adding  three  new  sections  250.70,
 250.71, and 250.72 to read as follows:
 § 250.70 UNLAWFUL DISSEMINATION OF A PERSONAL IMAGE; DEFINITIONS, APPLI-
            CATION.
   1. THE FOLLOWING DEFINITIONS SHALL APPLY TO SECTIONS 250.71 AND 250.72
 OF THIS ARTICLE:
   (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) DISSEMINATE, AS DEFINED IN  PARAGRAPH  (B)
 OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION,  WITH  THE  INTENT  THAT  SUCH IMAGE OR IMAGES BE
 DISSEMINATED TO TEN OR MORE PERSONS; (II) DISSEMINATE  WITH  THE  INTENT
 THAT  SUCH  IMAGES  BE  SOLD  BY  ANOTHER  PERSON;  (III) POST, PRESENT,
 DISPLAY, EXHIBIT, CIRCULATE, ADVERTISE OR ALLOWS ACCESS,  ELECTRONICALLY
 OR  OTHERWISE, SO AS TO MAKE AN IMAGE OR IMAGES AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC;
 OR (IV) DISSEMINATE WITH THE INTENT THAT AN IMAGE OR IMAGES  BE  POSTED,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A1121C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7211
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§250.70, 250.71 & 250.72, Pen L; add §52-d, Civ Rts L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11093

A1121C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates certain offenses and provisions related to the unlawful dissemination of a personal image; creates a private right of action for such offenses.

A1121C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1121--C
                                                          Cal. No. 62
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BUTTENSCHON,  GALEF, JACKSON, FALL, GUNTHER,
   ABINANTI, SILLITTI, JONES, JACOBSON, CONRAD, GRIFFIN -- read once  and
   referred  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  -- committee discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee  --  ordered  to  a  third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
   retaining its place on the order of third reading -- passed by  Assem-
   bly and delivered to the Senate, recalled from the Senate, vote recon-
   sidered,  bill  amended, ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the
   order of third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law,  in  relation  to  creating  the  certain
   offenses  and  provisions  related  to the unlawful dissemination of a
   personal image; and to amend the civil  rights  law,  in  relation  to
   creating a private right of action for such offenses
 
   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  "Bianca  and
 Caroline's Law".
   §  2.  The  penal  law is amended by adding three new sections 250.70,
 250.71, and 250.72 to read as follows:
 § 250.70 UNLAWFUL DISSEMINATION OF A PERSONAL IMAGE; DEFINITIONS, APPLI-
            CATION.
   1. THE FOLLOWING DEFINITIONS SHALL APPLY TO SECTIONS 250.71 AND 250.72
 OF THIS ARTICLE:
   (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) DISSEMINATE, AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH (B)
 OF THIS SUBDIVISION, WITH THE  INTENT  THAT  SUCH  IMAGE  OR  IMAGES  BE
 DISSEMINATED  TO  TEN  OR MORE PERSONS; (II) DISSEMINATE WITH THE INTENT
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.