SB128, proposed by Senator Kevin Meyer, would criminalize harassment of a minor through electronic communication a class B, second-degree misdemeanor.
In his supporting statement, Senator Meyer states that although current legislation allow “some forms of bullying to be handled within the school system,” other types of bullying occur outside of the classroom. With social networking becoming more prevalent in our lives, this law will allow the authorities to better address the problems of increasing cases of cyberbullying.
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The End to Cyber Bullying Organization is the world’s number one source for up-to-date cyberbullying information, news, legislature, and prevention tips. ETCB is instantly accessible online, and phone assistance by certified and professional cyberbullying counselors is available to any inquiring individuals. Highlighting cyberbullying as a leading issue in today’s technological society and raising awarenss throughout the web and throughout communities is the first and primary step to putting an end to cyberbullying.
A 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, ETCB is an international cyberbullying awareness campaign that has united over 4.5 million individuals internationally. Youth initiatives have started up in not only the fifty states, but also in nations such as China and the UK. Partnering with other organizations, such as the Girl Scouts of USA, and Sears Anti-Bullying Coalition, has enabled us to outreach even further. All of the money raised has been utilized to continue expanding ETCB, helping to increase our impact. Most importantly, we are grateful to have comforted and served thousands of cyberbullying victims of all ages. Future victims no longer need to feel as isolated and helpless as I once did.
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