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HB 497 - Prohibits "Revenge Porn" - Ohio Key Vote


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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (93-0) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits "Revenge Porn"

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits distributing explicit material of another individual without their consent, commonly known as "revenge porn."



  • Prohibits nonconsensual dissemination of private sexual images (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that the above applies when the individual depicted in the image displays nudity or engagement in sexual acts and is identifiable from information displayed in connection with the image (Sec. 1).

  • Classifies a first offense as a first-degree misdemeanor and any subsequent offense as a felony (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits "Revenge Porn"



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