H.R.6998: SHIELD Act of 2022

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68 (64 Democrats, 4 Republicans)

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Stopping Harmful Image Exploitation and Limiting Distribution Act of 2022 or the SHIELD Act of 2022 This bill establishes a new criminal offense related to the distribution of intimate visual depictions. Specifically, it makes it a crime to knowingly distribute (or intentionally threaten to distribute) an intimate visual depiction of an individual (1) with knowledge of or reckless disregard for the individual's lack of consent and reasonable...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 1, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
March 8, 2022
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
March 8, 2022

Introduced in the House by Jackie Speier (D-Calif.)

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