senate Bill S623

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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Current Bill Status Via A2206 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 26, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.192
substituted for s623
May 26, 2021 substituted by a2206
Feb 03, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 02, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 01, 2021 1st report cal.192
Jan 06, 2021 referred to internet and technology

Votes

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Feb 1, 2021 - Internet and Technology committee Vote

S623
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Internet and Technology Committee Vote: Feb 1, 2021

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S623 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2206
Law Section:
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Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A9846
2019-2020: S8751, A3057

S623 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S623 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S623 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    623
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Internet and Technology
 
 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.

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