BILL NO A08181
SAME AS No same as
Add S250.62, Pen L
Creates the offense of unlawful dissemination of lewd images; prohibits the
sale, publication or distribution of images in which a person is in a stage of
full or partial undress without their consent.
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N A S S E M B L Y
October 4, 2013
Introduced by M. of A. MOYA -- read once and referred to the Committee
AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to creating the offense of
unlawful dissemination of lewd images
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
1 Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 250.62 to
2 read as follows:
3 S 250.62 UNLAWFUL DISSEMINATION OF LEWD IMAGES.
4 A PERSON IS GUILTY OF UNLAWFUL DISSEMINATION OF LEWD IMAGES WHEN:
5 1. HE OR SHE SELLS, PUBLISHES OR DISTRIBUTES IMAGES OF ANOTHER, IDEN-
6 TIFIABLE PERSON, WHO IS IN A STATE OF FULL OR PARTIAL UNDRESS IN ANY
7 AREA WHICH THE PERSON BEING PHOTOGRAPHED OR RECORDED HAS A REASONABLE
8 EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY, WHERE THE PERSON BEING PHOTOGRAPHED OR RECORDED
9 DID NOT CONSENT TO THE DISSEMINATION OF SUCH IMAGES.
10 2. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION PRECLUDES PUNISHMENT UNDER ANY SECTION OF
11 LAW PROVIDING FOR GREATER PUNISHMENT.
12 UNLAWFUL DISSEMINATION OF LEWD IMAGES IS A CLASS E FELONY.
13 S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
14 ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.