Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section I. Section 8-102 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended
by local law 10 of2008, is amended by adding a new subdivision 26 to read as follows:
(26) The term "cyberbullying" means willful and repeated harm inflicted through the use
of computers, cell phones, and other electronic devices that is intended to frighten, harass, cause
harm to, extort, or otherwise target another.
§2. Subdivision one of section 8-105 of the administrative code of the city of New York,
as amended by local law 39 of 1991, is amended to read as follows:
(1) To work together with federal, state, and city agencies In developing courses of
instruction, for presentation to city employees and in public and private schools, public libraries,
museums and other suitable places, on techniques for achieving harmonious intergroup relations
within the city of New York, on types of bias-related harassment and repeated hostile behavior
including conduct or verbal threats, taunting, intimidation, abuse, and cyberbullying, and to
engage in other anti-discrimination activities.
§3. This local law shall take effect sixty days after its enactment into law.