Unlawful photographs or video; Class 6 felony for a person to publish on Internet, penalty. (SB763)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Publication of unlawful photographs; penalty. Provides that it is a Class 6 felony for a person to publish on the Internet a photograph or video made in violation of the current law prohibiting filming, videotaping, or photographing a nonconsenting person in certain situations where there is an expectation of privacy. Read the Bill »


01/29/2013: Failed to Pass in Committee


12/17/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101720D
12/17/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
12/20/2012Impact statement from VCSC (SB763)
01/07/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB763)
01/25/2013Reported from Courts of Justice (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Rereferred to Finance
01/29/2013Passed by indefinitely in Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)