Connecticut Revenge Porn Laws

An Act Concerning Invasions of Privacy: Unlawful Dissemination of an Intimate Image. Class A Misdemeanor.

Title: CT HB 6921 “Public Act 15-213” An Act Concerning Invasions of Privacy
Status: Passed 7/7/15
A person is guilty of unlawful dissemination of an intimate image when:

  • Such person intentionally disseminates by electronic image of other means a photography, film, videotape of another recorded image of
    • Genitals, pubic area or buttocks with less than a fully opaque covering of such body part, or the breast of a female below the top of the nipple
    • Another person is engaged in sexual intercourse
  • Such person disseminates such image without the consent of such other person, knowing that it was understood that the image would not be so disseminated
  • Such person suffers harm as a result of such dissemination
    (Disseminate meaning to sell, give provide, exhibit, advertise of otherwise offer)

Repercussions: Unlawful dissemination of an intimate images is a class A misdemeanor

Does not apply to:

  • Images resulting from voluntary exposure in sexual intercourse by such other person in a public place or in a commercial setting
  • Images of such other person if the person is not clearly indentifiable
  • Images of such other person if the dissemination serves the public interest

www.cga.ct.gov/2015/act/pa/pdf/2015PA-00213-R00HB-06921-PA.pdf