senate Bill S7646

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the crime of doxing of an individual

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2022 committed to rules
Mar 09, 2022 advanced to third reading
Mar 08, 2022 2nd report cal.
Mar 07, 2022 1st report cal.659
Jan 05, 2022 referred to codes

Votes

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Mar 7, 2022 - Codes committee Vote

S7646
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
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Codes Committee Vote: Mar 7, 2022

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S7646 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9060
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §240.33, Pen L

S7646 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the crime of doxing of an individual where a person knowingly makes restricted personal information about an individual publicly available with certain intent.

S7646 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7646 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7646
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 5, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- 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   establishing the  crime
   of doxing of an individual
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 240.33  to
 read as follows:
 § 240.33 DOXING OF AN INDIVIDUAL.
   A PERSON IS GUILTY OF DOXING OF AN INDIVIDUAL WHEN HE OR SHE KNOWINGLY
 MAKES  RESTRICTED  PERSONAL  INFORMATION  ABOUT  AN  INDIVIDUAL PUBLICLY
 AVAILABLE:
   1. WITH THE INTENT TO THREATEN, INTIMIDATE, OR INCITE  THE  COMMISSION
 OF A CRIME OF VIOLENCE AGAINST THE INDIVIDUAL; OR
   2. WITH THE INTENT AND KNOWLEDGE THAT THE RESTRICTED PERSONAL INFORMA-
 TION  WILL BE USED TO THREATEN, INTIMIDATE, OR FACILITATE THE COMMISSION
 OF A CRIME OF VIOLENCE AGAINST THE INDIVIDUAL.
   3. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "RESTRICTED PERSONAL INFORMATION"
 SHALL MEAN IDENTIFYING INFORMATION REGARDING  AN  INDIVIDUAL,  INCLUDING
 BUT  NOT LIMITED TO NAMES, TELEPHONE NUMBERS, EMAIL ADDRESSES, AND PHYS-
 ICAL OR MAILING ADDRESSES, WHICH THE INDIVIDUAL  HAS  NOT  MADE  READILY
 APPARENT  TO  THE  PUBLIC,  OR  WHICH  THE INDIVIDUAL HAS NOT AUTHORIZED
 ANOTHER PERSON OR ORGANIZATION TO MAKE READILY APPARENT TO THE PUBLIC.
   DOXING OF AN INDIVIDUAL IS A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13744-02-1


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