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California Assembly Bill 538

California A.B. 538 would require anyone that enters into a contract for “the sale of the story of a crime for which the offender was convicted” with a person convicted of specified crimes to report it to the Office of Survivor Rights and Services.

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California Senate Bill 676

California S.B. 676 would criminalize the publication of a name or other personal information “associated” with a nude photo distributed without consent.

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Connecticut House Bill 6921

Connecticut H.B. 6921 would make it a crime to disseminate a nude or sexually explicit photo without the consent of the person depicted and if the person knew that the person depicted understood the picture would remain private.

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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.

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Louisiana House Bill 1259

Louisiana H.B. 1259 would make it a crime to communicate with another person with the intent to coerce, abuse, intimidate, harass, frighten, embarrass or cause emotional distress.

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Maine Legislative Document 679

Maine L.D. 679 would make it a crime to distribute a nude or sexually explicit image of an identifiable person if the person knows or should have known that the person depicted did not consent to its distribution.

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Maryland House Bill 744

Maryland H.B. 744 would require websites to remove arrest photos for charges that can be expunged under state law.

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Massachusetts House Bill 1399

Massachusetts H.B. 1399 would require anyone who enters into a contract with anyone charged or convicted of a crime to report it to the state Attorney General and post a bond equal to the value of the contract.

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Minnesota House Bill 1940

Minnesota H.B. 1940 would require any publisher to remove an arrest photo if the person was not convicted of the crime. If the person was convicted, the bill would require publishers to limit the information associated with the photo. It is a companion bill to S.B. 1863.

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Minnesota Senate Bill 1863

Minnesota S.B. 1863 would require any publisher to remove an arrest photo if the person was not convicted of the crime. If the person was convicted, the bill would require publishers to limit the information associated with the photo. It is a companion bill to H.B. 1940.

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