assembly Bill A10501

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the task force on social media and violent extremism; and requires the domestic terrorism task force report to be delivered to the attorney general

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Current Bill Status Via S9465 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2022 signed chap.213
Jun 03, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 02, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.666
substituted for a10501
Jun 02, 2022 substituted by s9465
rules report cal.666
reported
reported referred to rules
reported referred to ways and means
May 30, 2022 referred to codes

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A10501 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S9465
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §70-c, Exec L; amd Part R §6, Chap 55 of 2020; amd §79-n, Civ Rts L

A10501 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the task force on social media and violent extremism; requires the domestic terrorism task force report relating to enacting the "Josef Neumann Hate Crimes Domestic Terrorism Act" to be delivered to the attorney general; increases penalties of certain violations for bias-related violence and intimidation; includes a person who subjects a person to harassment or summons police officer or peace officer without reason to suspect a violation of the penal law, any other criminal conduct, or an imminent threat to a person or property, or who aids or incites any of those activities.

A10501 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10501
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 30, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  COMMITTEE  ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Meeks) --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing the  task
   force  on social media and violent extremism; to amend part R of chap-
   ter 55 of the laws of 2020, amending the penal law  and  the  criminal
   procedure  law  relating  to  enacting  the "Josef Neumann Hate Crimes
   Domestic Terrorism Act", in relation to the  domestic  terrorism  task
   force  report; and to amend the civil rights law, in relation to bias-
   related violence or intimidation
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The executive law is amended by adding a new section 70-c
 to read as follows:
   § 70-C. TASK FORCE ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND VIOLENT EXTREMISM. 1.    ESTAB-
 LISHMENT  AND ORGANIZATION. (A) THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED A TASK FORCE
 ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND VIOLENT EXTREMISM WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF LAW.
   (B) THE ATTORNEY GENERAL MAY  APPOINT  OR  ASSIGN  A  DEPUTY  ATTORNEY
 GENERAL AND/OR ONE OR MORE ASSISTANTS TO SERVE ON THE TASK FORCE.
   (C)  THE MISSION OF THE TASK FORCE ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND VIOLENT EXTREM-
 ISM SHALL BE TO STUDY, INVESTIGATE, AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS RELATING TO
 THE USE, OPERATIONS, POLICIES, PROGRAMS, AND PRACTICES OF ONLINE  SOCIAL
 MEDIA  COMPANIES  AND ANY ROLE THEY MAY HAVE IN PROMOTING, FACILITATING,
 AND PROVIDING PLATFORMS FOR INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS TO PLAN  AND  PROMOTE
 ACTS  OF  VIOLENCE,  INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE USE OF SUCH PLAT-
 FORMS TO:  INITIATE THREATS AGAINST PUBLIC SAFETY OR AGAINST A  SPECIFIC
 GROUP  OF  INDIVIDUALS BASED ON AN ACTUAL OR PERCEIVED CLASSIFICATION OR
 CHARACTERISTIC; COMMUNICATE OR PLAN FOR CRIMINAL ACTIVITY, INCLUDING BUT
 NOT LIMITED TO, HATE CRIMES, ACTS OF  DOMESTIC  TERRORISM,  OR  ACTS  OF
 DOMESTIC  TERRORISM MOTIVATED BY HATE; SPREAD EXTREMIST CONTENT; AND AID
 IN THE RADICALIZATION  AND  MOBILIZATION  OF  EXTREMIST  INDIVIDUALS  OR
 GROUPS.
   2.  FUNCTIONS  AND  DUTIES.  SUBJECT  TO APPROPRIATIONS MADE AVAILABLE
 THEREFOR, THE TASK FORCE SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING DUTIES  AND  RESPONSI-
 BILITIES:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.