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Rhode Island House Bill 7537 and Senate Bill 2510

Rhode Island H.B. 7537 would bar the dissemination of a nude or sexually explicit image of another person without consent, under circumstances in which a reasonable person would know or understand the image was supposed to remain private.

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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 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 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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Rhode Island House Bill 7766

Rhode Island H.B. 7766 would make it a felony to electronically disseminate sexual content to a person known or believed to be a minor beyond what is allowed under the Miller/Ginsberg test. It is a companion bill to S.B. 2610.

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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 2156

Rhode Island S.B. 2156 would make it illegal to sell or rent a video game rated M to anyone under 17 years old or a video game rated AO to anyone under 18. It would also make it illegal to sell or rent a “sexually explicit” or “violent” video game to a minor.

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Rhode Island Senate Bill 2610

Rhode Island S.B. 2610 would make it a felony to electronically disseminate sexual content to a person known or believed to be a minor beyond what is allowed under the Miller/Ginsberg test. It is a companion bill to H.B. 7766.

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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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