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2021 SB 989: An Act Concerning Online Harassment.

To combat online harassment, including that motivated by hate, by (1) extending the crime of stalking in the first degree to specifically include certain hate-based motivations, (2) extending the crime of second-degree stalking to include certain electronic disclosures of personal identifiable information without consent and establishing a civil action for victims of such crime, and (3) extending the crime of second-degree harassment to include more electronic forms of communication.

Sponsors

  • Perone, Chris
  • Berthel, Eric C.
  • Veach, Donna
  • Somers, Heather S.
  • Cheeseman, Holly H.
  • Exum, Tammy R.
  • Gibson, Bobby G.
  • Mcgorty, Ben
  • Santiago, Hilda E.
  • Sampson, Rob
  • Steinberg, Jonathan
  • Yaccarino, Dave W.
  • Fiorello, Kimberly
  • Gucker, Kenneth M
  • Haines, Irene M.
  • Horn, Maria P.
  • Foster, Jaime S.
  • Arora, Harry
  • Kelly, Kevin C.
  • Petit, William A.
  • Haddad, Gregory
  • Parker, John-michael
  • Phipps, Quentin W.
  • Wood, Terrie E.
  • Hwang, Tony
  • Kavros Degraw, Eleni
  • Dillon, Patricia A.
  • Thomas, Stephanie
  • Delnicki, Tom
  • Morrin Bello, Amy
  • Fishbein, Craig C.
  • Turco, Gary A.
  • Formica, Paul M.
  • Linehan, Liz
  • Butler, Larry B.
  • Devlin, Laura M.
  • Betts, Whit
  • Kissel, John A.

Actions

2021-03-04 REF. TO JOINT COMM. ON Judiciary
2021-03-05 PUBLIC HEARING 0310
2021-04-08 Joint Favorable Substitute
2021-04-09 FILED WITH LCO
2021-04-19 REFERRED TO Office of Legislative Research AND Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/26/21
2021-04-26 RPTD. OUT OF LCO
2021-04-26 FAV. RPT., TAB. FOR CAL., SEN.
2021-04-26 SENATE CALENDAR NUMBER 351
2021-04-26 FILE NO. 612
2021-05-20 SEN. ADOPTED SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
2021-05-20 SEN. PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
2021-05-20 ON CONSENT CALENDAR
2021-05-21 FAV. RPT., TABLED FOR HOUSE CALENDER
2021-05-21 HOUSE CALENDAR NUMBER 537
2021-06-03 HOUSE ADOPTED SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
2021-06-03 HOUSE PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
2021-06-03 IN CONCURRENCE
2021-06-09 PUBLIC ACT 21-56
2021-06-10 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
2021-06-10 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
2021-06-16 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

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