senate Bill S1477A

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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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2021 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 03, 2021 amended on third reading (t) 1477a
Feb 01, 2021 advanced to third reading
Jan 26, 2021 2nd report cal.
Jan 25, 2021 1st report cal.174
Jan 12, 2021 referred to codes

Co-Sponsors

S1477 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A544
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §240.30, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S9148, A11344
2019-2020: S2636, A231

S1477 - Summary

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

S1477 - Sponsor Memo

S1477 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1477
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  KRUEGER,  BIAGGI,  LIU  -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed 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

S1477A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A544
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §240.30, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S9148, A11344
2019-2020: S2636, A231

S1477A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S1477A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1477A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1477--A
     Cal. No. 174
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  KRUEGER,  BIAGGI,  JORDAN,  LIU -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Codes  -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and
   second report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
   reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
 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.
                                                            LBD03432-02-1


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