assembly Bill A2206

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a task force to explore the effects of cyber-bullying in New York state and potential measures to address such effects

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 20, 2021 signed chap.483
Oct 13, 2021 delivered to governor
May 26, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.192
substituted for s623
May 12, 2021 referred to internet and technology
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 06, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.294
May 04, 2021 reported
Apr 27, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 14, 2021 referred to governmental operations

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A2206 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S623
Law Section:
Commissions
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A9846
2019-2020: A3057, S8751

A2206 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a task force to explore the effects of cyber-bullying in New York state and potential measures to address such effects.

A2206 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2206
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. BARRETT, SEAWRIGHT, DINOWITZ, DE LA ROSA, WEPRIN,
   REYES,  LAVINE,  QUART,  BRONSON,  GOTTFRIED, GLICK, RODRIGUEZ, SIMON,
   OTIS -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental  Oper-
   ations
 
 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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.