MORROW AND YARBROUGH.
CRIM CD-UNAUTHORIZED MONITORIN
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that it is unlawful
for a person to knowingly electronically monitor, televise, or view
another person without that person's knowledge in a restroom, tanning
bed, tanning salon, locker room, changing room, or hotel bedroom.
Provides that a violation is a Class A misdemeanor.
FISCAL NOTE (Department of Corrections)
HB 453 would have no fiscal or corrections population impact.
CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Department of Corrections)
Same as DOC fiscal note.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Eliminates from the new offense of knowingly electronically
monitoring, televising, or viewing another person without that
person's knowledge in a locker room. Includes in the definition of
"changing room", a school, health club, or gymnasium locker room.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Exempts from a violation for unauthorized videotaping,
photographing, and filming by representatives of the news media for
purposes of newsgathering.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 3.
Provides that the exemption to a criminal violation for
videotaping, photographing, and filming by representatives of the news
media for the purpose of newsgathering applies only when there is no
reasonable expectation of privacy.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 3 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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