Arizona Revenge Porn Laws

Unlawful distribution of images depicting states of nudity or specific sexual activities. If disclosed by electronic means, Class 4 felony. If threatens to disclose but does not disclose,Class 1 Misdemeanor

HB2001 Title: Unlawful distribution of private images
Introduced by AZ State Representative Mesnard
Status: PASSED 2016-03-11 Chapter 6 E

Summary: It is unlawful for a person to intentionally disclose an image of another person who is

  •  identifiable from the image itself or from information displayed about the image if the person is nude and/or engaged in sexual activities
  •  the person has a reasonable expectation of privacy for that image
  • the image is meant to harm, harass, intimidate, threaten or coerce the depicted person

Repercussions:

  • class 4 felony if the image is disclosed by electronic means
  • class 1 misdemeanor if a person threatens to but does not disclose an image that would be a violation.

Does not apply to:

  • reporting unlawful conduct
  • lawful or criminal reporting, legal proceedings or medical treatment
  • images for commercial use or voluntary exposure in a public setting
  • the reporting of anything under 47 United States Code section 230(f)(2) “Protection for private blocking and screening of offensive material”
  • images disclosed with the consent of the depicted person

    (https://legiscan.com/AZ/text/HB2001/id/1368420)