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Below are the list of states that have enacted and passed into law Cyber-Harassment Legislation. Also listed are the states and their statutes that have enacted revised statutes in this regard. New York has a bill in process. California's Assembly Bill 86 has been approved and is waiting the Governor's signature. Please click on your state to see more details:

States:


Arkansas - HB 1072

Delaware - HB 7
Idaho - HB 750
Iowa - SF 61

Michigan - EO 46

Minnesota - SB 646

Missouri - SB 818

Nebraska - LD 205

New Jersey - SB 993

Oklahoma - HB 1804

Oregon - HB 2673

South Carolina - HB 3573

Washington - SB 5288

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More than 40 states have now revised their statutes to include cyber-stalking and cyber-harassment, meaning they have amended their laws to include electronic communications. Here is an updated list with more specific statutes mentioned:

Alabama - Ala. Code § 13A-11-8
Alaska - Alaska Stat. § 11.41.260, 11.41.270, § 11.61.120
Arizona - Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 13-2921
Arkansas - Ark. Code § 5-41-108, 5-27-306
California - Cal. Civil Code § 1708.7, Cal. Penal Code §§ 422, 646.9, 653m
Colorado - Colo. Rev. Stat. § 18-9-111(click on revised statutes and type 18-9-111 in the search box)
Connecticut - Conn. Gen. Stat. § 53a-182b, § 53a-183
Delaware - Del. Code tit. 11 § 1311
Florida - Fla. Stat. § 817.568, § 784.048
Georgia - Georgia Code §16-5-90
Hawaii - Hawaii Rev. Stat. § 711-1106
Illinois - 720 Ill. Comp. Stat. § 5/12-7.1, 5/12-7.5, 135/1-2, 135/1-3, 135/2
Indiana - Ind. Code § 35-45-2-2
Iowa - Iowa Code § 708.7
Kansas - Kan. Stat. § 21-3438 HOUSE BILL No. 2310
Louisiana - La. Rev. Stat. § 14:40.2, La. Rev. Stat. § 14:40.3
Maine - Me. Rev. Stat. tit. 17A § 210-A
Maryland - Md. Code tit. § 7-424, 7-424.1 (type the statute numbers in the search box)
Massachusetts - Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 265 § 43, 43A
Michigan - Mich. Comp. Laws § 750.411h, 750.411i, 750.411s
Minnesota - Minn. Stat. § 609.749
Mississippi - Miss. Code § 97-29-45, § 97-45-15
Missouri - Mo. Rev. Stat. § 565.225
Montana - Mont. Code § 45-8-213 Nevada - Nev. Rev. Stat. § 200.575<
New Hampshire - N.H. Rev. Stat. § 644:4
New Jersey - N.J.S.2C:33-4 N.J.S.A. 2C:12-10
New York - New York Penal Law § 240.30 - Bill No. A2795-A (type in Bill No. and check summary)
North Carolina - N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-196, 14-196.3
North Dakota - N.D. Cent. Code § 12.1-17-07
Ohio - Ohio Code § 2903.211, 2913.01(Y), 2917.21(A)
Oklahoma - Okla. Stat. tit. 21 § 850, 1172<
Oregon - ORE § 339.351, 356, 357
Pennsylvania - Pa. Cons. Stat. tit. 18 § 2709, § 2709.1
Rhode Island - R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-52-4.2, § 11-52-4.3
South Carolina - S.C. Code § 16-3-1700(A)(2), 16-3-1700(B)
South Dakota - S.D. Cod. Laws § 22-19A-1
Tennessee - Tenn. Code § 39-17-308
Texas - Tx. Penal Code 42.07
Utah - Utah Code § 76-9-201
Vermont - 13 V.S.A. § 1027, 1061, 1062, 1063
Virginia - Va. Code § 18.2-60 18.2-152.7:1
Washington - Wash. § 28A.300.285
West Virginia - W. Va. Code § 61-3C-14a<
Wisconsin - Wis. Stat. § 947.0125
Wyoming - Wyo. Stat. § 6-2-506 (Type the statute number in the search box)

 

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