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CS/CS/HB 75: Offense of Sexting

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Abruzzo ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Berman ; Cruz ; Glorioso ; Rogers ; Van Zant

Offense of Sexting; Provides that minor commits offense of sexting if he or she knowingly uses computer, or any other device capable of electronic data transmission or distribution, to transmit or distribute to another minor any photograph or video of any person which depicts nudity & is harmful to minors; provides noncriminal & criminal penalties; provides that transmission, distribution, or possession of multiple photographs or videos is single offense if transmission occurs within 24-hour period, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2011
Last Action: 6/23/2011 - Chapter No. 2011-180
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/16/2010 House • Filed
1/10/2011 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 12
3/8/2011 House • Introduced -HJ 12
3/18/2011 House • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 03/22/11, 8:30 am, 404 HOB
3/22/2011 House • CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 281
3/23/2011 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 278
3/24/2011 House • Original reference(s) removed: Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Judiciary Committee -HJ 311
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 311
3/28/2011 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/30/11, 8:00 am, 404 HOB --Temporarily deferred
4/5/2011 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/07/11, 8:00 am, 404 HOB
4/7/2011 House • CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 601
4/8/2011 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 596
4/11/2011 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 610
4/27/2011 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/29/11
4/29/2011 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 909
• Amendment(s) adopted (672025) -HJ 909
• Read 3rd time -HJ 910
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 910
4/29/2011 Senate • In Messages
• Received -SJ 618
• Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Budget -SJ 618
5/3/2011 Senate • Withdrawn from Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Budget -SJ 732
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 888 -SJ 732
• Read 2nd time -SJ 732
• Read 3rd time -SJ 732
• CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 732
5/3/2011 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1101
6/13/2011 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/21/2011 • Approved by Governor
6/23/2011 • Chapter No. 2011-180