HB0043 (CH0583)

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2014 Regular Session



Criminal Law - Harassment - Revenge Porn

Sponsored by:

Delegate Simmons


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 583

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from intentionally causing serious emotional distress to another by intentionally placing on the Internet a specified reproduction of the image of the other person knowing that the other person did not consent to the placement of the image on the Internet under specified circumstances; providing that a specified interactive computer service is not liable under the Act for content provided by another person; establishing penalties for a violation of the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Simmons, Cardin, Frick, Afzali, Arora, Barkley, Cullison, DeBoy, Dwyer, Frush, George, Glenn, Gutierrez, Healey, Kaiser, A. Kelly, Lafferty, McComas, McDonough, Murphy, Niemann, Olszewski, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, Rudolph, Sophocleus, Stocksdale, Stukes, F. Turner, Weir, McDermott, Arentz, Aumann, Boteler, Cluster, Eckardt, Elliott, Frank, K. Kelly, Krebs, Otto, Parrott, Smigiel, Swain, Valentino-Smith, and Vitale
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
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Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Motion Pictures
Nudity and Sexual Displays -see also- Obscenity; Pornography
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Pornography -see also- Nudity and Sexual Displays; Obscenity
Public Information
Recordings -see also- Video
Telecommunications and Information Technology

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October 2, 2015 9:03 A.M.