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State bill to make revenge porn a crime advances

Feb 28, 2019 - Newsday (New York)

ALBANY - A long-delayed bill to make revenge porn a crime in New York State is expected to pass the Legislature Thursday and be signed into law by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo soon after.

The Democratic majorities of the Senate and Assembly plan a Thursday morning news conference to announce their plans to vote on the measure later that day. A key legislator said a hurdle was overcome late Tuesday and a new version of the bill was submitted Wednesday.

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