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Alaska House Bill 298

Alaska H.B. 298 would bar any distribution of “indecent material” to a minor or someone the person believes is a minor. The existing state law’s definition of “indecent material” goes beyond the Miller/Ginsberg test. It is a companion bill to S.B. 222.

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Alaska Senate Bill 222

Alaska S.B. 222 would bar any distribution of “indecent material” to a minor or someone the person believes is a minor. The existing state law’s definition of “indecent material” goes beyond the Miller/Ginsberg test. It is a companion bill to H.B. 298.

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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.

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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.

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Iowa Senate File 410

Iowa S.F. 410 would require public libraries to bar minors from renting material that has been rated R, NC-17 or a comparable rating by the MPAA and the ESRB.

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Maine Legislative Document 1114

Maine L.D. 1114 would make it a crime to electronically transmit “sexually explicit material” to a minor under 14 years old.

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Mississippi House Bill 1

Mississippi H.B. 1 would bar the electronic dissemination to a minor of “sexually oriented material” that goes beyond the Miller/Ginsberg test.

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Mississippi House Bill 195

Mississippi H.B. 195 would criminalize the intentional or knowing dissemination to anyone under 16 years old of material “harmful to minors.” Nothing in the bill or existing state law defines “harmful to minors.”

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Rhode Island House Bill 5570

Rhode Island H. 5570 would criminalize the electronic dissemination to a minor of a depiction of nudity or sexually explicit conduct. It would also bar the dissemination of a nude photo without the consent of all the people depicted in the photo. It is a companion bill to S.B. 550.

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Rhode Island House Bill 7409

Rhode Island H.B. 7409 tasks the Public Utility Commission to create regulations to bar the display of material deemed “indecent.”

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