assembly Bill A544A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Includes contacts via text, email, private message, direct message or other electronic communication in the definition of the offense of aggravated harassment in the second degree

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to codes
Feb 17, 2021 print number 544a
Feb 17, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to codes
Jan 06, 2021 referred to codes

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A544 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1477
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §240.30, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A11344, S9148
2019-2020: A231, S2636

A544 - Summary

Includes contacts via text, email, private message, direct message or other electronic communication in the definition of the offense of aggravated harassment in the second degree.

A544 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    544
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. BRAUNSTEIN, SEAWRIGHT -- read once and referred
   to the Committee on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation  to  including  contacts  via
   text, email or other electronic communication in the definition of the
   offense of aggravated harassment in the second degree
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 2 of  section  240.30  of  the  penal  law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  188  of  the  laws  of 2014, is amended to read as
 follows:
   2. With intent to harass or threaten another person, he or she makes a
 telephone call, OR CONTACTS VIA TEXT, EMAIL OR OTHER ELECTRONIC COMMUNI-
 CATION, whether or not a conversation ensues, with no purpose of legiti-
 mate communication; or
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
 ing the date upon which it shall have become a law. Effective immediate-
 ly, the addition, amendment and/or repeal  of  any  rule  or  regulation
 necessary  for  the implementation of this act on its effective date are
 authorized to be made on or before such date.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03432-01-1


Co-Sponsors

A544A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1477
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §240.30, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A11344, S9148
2019-2020: A231, S2636

A544A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes contacts via text, email, private message, direct message or other electronic communication in the definition of the offense of aggravated harassment in the second degree.

A544A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  544--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. BRAUNSTEIN, SEAWRIGHT -- read once and referred
   to the Committee on  Codes  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the penal law, in relation to including contacts via
   text, private message,  direct  message,  email  or  other  electronic
   communication  in  the definition of the offense of aggravated harass-
   ment in the second degree
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section  240.30  of the penal law, as
 amended by chapter 188 of the laws  of  2014,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   2. With intent to harass or threaten another person, he or she makes a
 telephone  call,  OR CONTACTS VIA TEXT, PRIVATE MESSAGE, DIRECT MESSAGE,
 EMAIL OR OTHER ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION, whether or not  a  conversation
 ensues, with no purpose of legitimate communication; or
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
 ing the date upon which it shall have become a law. Effective immediate-
 ly,  the  addition,  amendment  and/or  repeal of any rule or regulation
 necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective  date  are
 authorized to be made on or before such date.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03432-03-1