Mar 072014
 
 March 7, 2014  Laws

I expected quick action, but from start to finish, the Massachusetts legislature managed to write, introduce, and pass a bill to make upskirting illegal.

Michael Winter reports:

A day after the state’s highest court upheld the legality of “upskirt” photos, Massachusetts lawmakers Thursday voted to ban the secret pictures of women’s and children’s “sexual or intimate parts.”

The measure, which sailed through the House and Senate, awaits Gov. Deval Patrick’s likely signature.

Renegade paparazzi could be jailed more than two years and fined $5,000 if the victim is 18 or older, but the penalties would jump to five years behind bars or a $10,000 fine for anyone under age.

Read more on USA Today.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.