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2014 Senate Bill 924: Criminalize posting revealing images to harass or intimidate
  1. Introduced by Sen. Steve Bieda (D) on May 1, 2014, to explicitly make it a crime to post on the internet any sexually explicit photograph, drawing, or other image of a person with the intent to frighten, intimidate, or harass. The bill would also authorize penalties to refusing or failing to take all reasonable steps to remove such images upon written request of the person, even if these were not posted with the intent to frighten, intimidate, or harass.
    • Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 1, 2014.
      • Reported in the Senate on May 8, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on June 3, 2014. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 3, 2014.
  2. Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on June 4, 2014.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on June 4, 2014.
    • Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on June 4, 2014.

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