Category: Legislation

Delaware House Bill 346

Delaware H.B. 346 would criminalize viewing or possessing visual depictions of animal cruelty, if the act of cruelty is illegal under Delaware or federal law and if it lacks serious scientific, journalistic or political value.

Delaware Senate Bill 68

Delaware S.B. 68 would bar the advertising to a minor of certain First Amendment-protected material. Websites directed to minors would be barred from advertising the material altogether.

Florida House Bill 75

Florida H.B. 75 would bar the distribution or transmission by a minor of any image that contains nudity and is “harmful to minors” by electronic means, including the internet.

Florida Senate Bill 1618

Florida S.B. 1618 would revise the definition of the term “child pornography” to include visual depiction that has been “created, adapted, or modified to appear” that a minor engaged in sexual conduct.

Hawaii House Bill 529

Hawaii H.B. 529 would require online publishers to remove an arrest booking photo within 30 days upon written request by the person in the image if that person was not convicted.

Hawaii House Bill 548

Hawaii H.B. 548 would impose civil liability on any author or publisher of a visitor guide or website that describes activities or attractions on privately or publicly owned land, if a person suffers an injury or dies on such property. It is companion to S.B. 1207.

Hawaii House Bill 1007

Hawaii H.B. 1007 would criminalize the dissemination of “harmful to minors” material to an adult, if the adult represented him or herself to be a minor. The state’s existing “harmful to minors” law does not follow the Miller/Ginsberg test. It is companion to S.B. 1234.

Hawaii Senate Bill 1207

Hawaii S.B. 1207 would impose civil liability on any author or publisher of a visitor guide or website that describes activities or attractions on privately or publicly owned land, if a person suffers an injury or dies on such property. It is companion to H.B. 548.

Hawaii Senate Bill 1234

Hawaii S.B. 1234 would criminalize the dissemination of “harmful to minors” material to an adult, if the adult represented him or herself to be a minor. The state’s existing “harmful to minors” law does not follow the Miller/Ginsberg test. It is companion to H.B. 1007.

Indiana House Bill 1042

Indiana H.B. 1042 would bar any business or individual from selling any material that contains “sexually explicit” content unless they have registered with the Secretary of State.