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2018 Senate Bill 973: Expand law banning harassment of public officials
Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones R-Grand Ledge on May 3, 2018
To expand the scope of a law that makes it a crime to obstruct or threaten a police officer or other public official in the discharge of his or her official duties with conduct calculated to harass, harm or intimidate. Among other things the bill would specify that this offense includes disseminating through social media or other means personal information about the person or an immediate family member in an intimidating, threatening, or harmful manner ("doxing").   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 3, 2018
Reported in the Senate on May 17, 2018
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on September 27, 2018
Referred to the House Law and Justice Committee on September 27, 2018