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Rhode Island House Bill 5770 and Senate Bills 625 and 630

Rhode Island H.B. 5770 and S.B. 625 and 630 would bar the nonconsensual distribution of nude or sexually explicit images if the person depicted had a reasonable expectation of privacy.

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Rhode Island Senate Bill 550

Rhode Island S.B 550 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 H.B. 5570.

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Rhode Island Senate Bill 2647

Rhode Island S.B. 2647 would make it a crime to electronically disseminate indecent materials to a person known or believed to be a minor beyond what is allowed under the Miller/Ginsberg test. It would also bar “annoying” communication that serves no legitimate purpose and causes emotional distress to a person. And it would criminalize the distribution of nude images without the consent of the person depicted.

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Texas House Bills 101 and 603

Texas H.B. 101 and H.B. 603 would criminalize the distribution of nude images if one knows or should have known that the person depicted did not consent to the distribution.

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Texas Senate Bill 1135

Texas S.B. 1135 would bar the distribution of nude or sexually explicit images without the consent of the person depicted, if the person depicted is identifiable (even if the identifying information was added by a third party) and if the distribution caused harm to the person depicted.

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Vermont House Bill 105

Vermont H.B. 105 would make it a crime to disseminate a nude or sexually explicit image of another person if one knows or should have known that the person depicted did not consent to its dissemination.

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Wisconsin Assembly Bill 462 and Senate Bill 367

Wisconsin A.B. 462 and S.B. 367 would make it a crime to disseminate a nude or partially nude image of an adult without the consent of the person depicted.

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Antigone Books v. Brnovich

The U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona permanently ordered state prosecutors to halt enforcement of a law that criminalizes the distribution of a nude photo without the consent of the person depicted. The order approved a joint final settlement between the parties.

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Press Release: Judge Halts Enforcement of Unconstitutional Nude Photo Law in Arizona

A federal court today permanently ordered Arizona state prosecutors to halt enforcement of a 2014 law restricting the display of nude images.

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Press Release: Prosecutors Will Not Enforce Arizona Anti-Nudity Law Pending Legislative Session, Lawsuit on Hold

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 26, 2014 PHOENIX – A federal district court today entered an order staying enforcement of a recently-passed law that restricts the sale or display of nude images, pending the Arizona Legislature’s possible reconsideration of the law. … Continue reading

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