Bill Status of HB1136 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: CRIME&ACC SCENE PHOTO
Rep. Dan Caulkins and Chris Miller
|Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of unlawful dissemination of crime, crash, or accident scene information. Provides that a person commits the offense when he or she is a first responder or representative of a governmental agency and disseminates or publishes the photograph of any crime, crash, or accident scene or the names of the victims of a crime, crash, or accident until after the immediate family of all victims have been notified of the crime, crash, or accident. Exempt the dissemination of information that does not include images or names of victims in order to alert the public to avoid a crime, crash, or accident scene. Provides that a violation is a Class A misdemeanor. Defines terms. Provides that the Act may be referred to as the Accident and Crisis Victims Privacy Protection Act.