Unlawful dissemination or sale of images of another; civil action, penalty. (HB935)

Introduced By

Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church) with support from 13 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station), Del. Mike Futrell (D-Woodbridge), Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria), Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria), Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington), Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke), Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg), Sen. Don McEachin (D-Richmond), Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Civil action for unlawful dissemination or sale of images of another. Provides for a civil cause of action for the dissemination or sale of images depicting another person who is totally nude, in a state of undress, or engaged in sexual conduct where such person knows or has reason to know that he is not licensed or privileged to do so and the person depicted suffers substantial emotional distress. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101900D
01/08/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2014Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/03/2014Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2015
02/07/2014Continued to 2015 in Courts of Justice