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2015 Senate Bill 508: Criminalize posting revealing images on internet ("cyber revenge porn")

Public Act 89 of 2016

Introduced by Sen. Steve Bieda (D) on September 24, 2015 To make it a crime to post on the internet any sexually explicit picture, photograph or video of a person without his or her consent and with the intent to threaten, coerce or intimidate, if the material was obtained under circumstances that which a reasonable person would know were meant to remain private, subject to some specific exceptions.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 24, 2015
Reported in the Senate on December 1, 2015 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on December 8, 2015 To clarify details of definitions proposed in the bill.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 8, 2015
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on December 9, 2015.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To make it a crime to post on the internet any sexually explicit picture, photograph or video of a person without his or her consent and with the intent to threaten, coerce or intimidate, if the material was obtained under circumstances that which a reasonable person would know were meant to remain private, subject to some specific exceptions.
Received in the House on December 9, 2015
Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on December 9, 2015
Reported in the House on March 1, 2016 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 109 to 0 in the House on April 13, 2016.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To make it a crime to post on the internet any sexually explicit picture, photograph or video of a person without his or her consent and with the intent to threaten, coerce or intimidate, if the material was obtained under circumstances that which a reasonable person would know were meant to remain private, subject to some specific exceptions.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on April 26, 2016

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