Bullying Laws in New York Cyberbullying Research Center image 1In New York, the two persons involved in sending and receiving the message must both be under twenty and must be within five years of age from each other. They will have to participate in an education reform program that involves a maximum of eight hours of instruction that provides information regarding the legal consequences and non-legal consequences of sexting, and the problems associated with technology and bullying.


Senate Bill S5253B (https://legislation.nysenate.gov/pdf/bills/2011/S5253B) – Creates an educational reform program and a diversionary program for juveniles who are charged with offenses involving a photograph depicting nudity

Revenge porn law: (January 2019)

AN ACT to amend the penal law, the criminal procedure law, the family court act and the civil rights law, in relation to establishing the crime of unlawful dissemination or publication of an intimate image. https://legislation.nysenate.gov/pdf/bills/2019/S1719C