S. 1301 (108th): Video Voyeurism Prevention Act of 2004

Jun 19, 2003 (108th Congress, 2003–2004)
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 108-495.
Michael “Mike” DeWine
Senator from Ohio
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Last Updated
Dec 07, 2004
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 2405 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 10, 2003

H.Res. 842 (Related)
Requesting return of official papers on S. 1301.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Oct 08, 2004


This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 23, 2004.

Introduced Jun 19, 2003
Referred to Committee Jun 19, 2003
Reported by Committee Jul 24, 2003
Passed Senate Sep 25, 2003
Passed House with Changes Sep 21, 2004
Signed by the President Dec 23, 2004
Full Title

A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit video voyeurism in the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States, and for other purposes.


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3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)

House Judiciary

Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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12/23/2004--Public Law.
Video Voyeurism Prevention Act of 2004 - Amends the Federal criminal code to prohibit knowingly videotaping, photographing, filming, recording by any means, or broadcasting an image of a private area of an individual, without that individual's consent, under circumstances in which that individual has a reasonable expectation of privacy. (Defines a "private area" as the naked or undergarment clad genitals, pubic area, buttocks, or female breast of an individual.)
Makes such prohibition inapplicable to lawful law enforcement, correctional, or intelligence activity.

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