Erika Navarrete (Nahv-ah-rett) has more from the State Capitol.
The tragedy suicide of 13-year-old Megan Meier came after she was harassed on her MySpace account by the mother of a childhood friend.
As a result, this legislation would impose stiffer penalties for harassment committed by an adult against a minor.
Tina Meier urged the need for an end to this continuous crisis.
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|Description: "Kids destroy other kids lives, this was an adult... and this stuff happens. Daily."|
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|Description: "It's considered now under freedom of speech. The freedom of speech to destroy somebody...and I don't consider that freedom of speech."|
The measure would consider all forms of electronic harassment a crime.
Reporting from Jefferson City, I'm Erika Navarrete, KMOX News.