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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1863         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 674

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Harriette L. Chandler

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to privacy..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Harriette L. Chandler

 


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1863        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 674

By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 674) of Harriette L. Chandler for legislation relative to privacy.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1606 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to privacy..
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1. Section 104 of chapter 272 is hereby amended by striking subsection (b) and inserting in place thereof the following subsection:-

              “(b) whoever willfully photographs, videotapes or electronically surveills another person who is nude or partially nude, with the intent to secretly conduct or hide such activity, when the other person in such place and circumstance would have a reasonable expectation of privacy in not being so photographed, videotaped or electronically surveilled, and without that person’s knowledge or consent, shall be punished by imprisonment in state prison for not more than 2 ½ years or by a fine of not more than $5,000.”

              SECTION 2.  Section 104 of chapter 272 is hereby further amended by striking subsection (c) and inserting in place thereof the following section:-

              “(c) Whoever willfully disseminated the visual image of another person who is nude or partially nude, with knowledge that such visual image was unlawfully obtained in violation of subsection (b) and without consent of the person so depicted, shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for not more than 5 years, or by fine of not more than $10,000, or both such fine and imprisonment.              

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