CT SB00989 | 2021 | General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on June 16 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-06-16 - Signed by the Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


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.

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An Act Concerning Online Harassment.


Roll Calls

2021-06-03 - House - House Roll Call Vote 279 AS AMENDED (Y: 148 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2021-05-20 - Senate - Senate Roll Call Vote 237 (Y: 35 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-05-20 - Senate - Senate Roll Call Vote 217 (Y: 35 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-08 - Joint - JUD Vote Tally Sheet (Joint Favorable Substitute) (Y: 38 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2021-06-16SenateSigned by the Governor
2021-06-10SenateTransmitted by Secretary of the State to Governor
2021-06-10SenateTransmitted to the Secretary of State
2021-06-09SenatePublic Act 21-56
2021-06-03SenateIn Concurrence
2021-06-03SenateHouse Passed as Amended by Senate Amendment Schedule A
2021-06-03SenateHouse Adopted Senate Amendment Schedule A
2021-05-21SenateHouse Calendar Number 537
2021-05-21SenateFavorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
2021-05-20SenateOn Consent Calendar
2021-05-20SenateSenate Passed as Amended by Senate Amendment Schedule A
2021-05-20SenateSenate Adopted Senate Amendment Schedule A 8244
2021-04-26SenateFile Number 612
2021-04-26SenateSenate Calendar Number 351
2021-04-26SenateFavorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
2021-04-26SenateReported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
2021-04-19SenateReferred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/26/21 10:00 AM
2021-04-09SenateFiled with Legislative Commissioners' Office
2021-04-08SenateJoint Favorable Substitute
2021-03-05SenatePublic Hearing 03/10
2021-03-04SenateReferred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

Connecticut State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.cga.ct.gov/2021/TS/S/PDF/2021SB-00989-R00JUD-CV116-TS.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.cga.ct.gov/2021/VOTE/S/PDF/2021SV-00217-R00SB00989-SV.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.cga.ct.gov/2021/VOTE/S/PDF/2021SV-00237-R00SB00989-SV.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.cga.ct.gov/2021/VOTE/H/PDF/2021HV-00279-R00SB00989-HV.PDF

Bill Comments