HB 19-1334

  • Colorado House Bill
  • 2019 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House May 02, 2019
  • Passed House May 02, 2019
  • Passed Senate May 03, 2019
  • Governor

Ban Posting Images Of A Suicide

Abstract

Prohibiting posting image of a minor committing suicide - class 3 misdemeanor - exceptions. The act prohibits a person from intentionally posting or distributing, through the use of social media or any website, or disseminating through other means, an image of a minor attempting suicide, dying by suicide, or having died by suicide, with the intent to harass, intimidate, or coerce any person, and the posting or distribution results in serious emotional distress to any person. It is a class 3 misdemeanor for the first person who posts, distributes, or disseminates the image, for all others it is a civil infraction with a $100 penalty. It is not an offense if the posting or distribution of the image is a fictional work or a documentary; related to a matter of public interest or public concern; related to the reporting of unlawful conduct; or is the lawful and common practices of law enforcement, criminal reporting, legal proceedings, or medical treatment. The act is known as "Lil' Von Mercado's Law".(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.) Read More

Bill Sponsors (2)

Lori Saine

  • Republican
  • lower
  • 63
Primary

Vicki Marble

  • Republican
  • upper
  • 23
Primary

Votes


May 03, 2019

BILL

Pass

Senate

BILL

Pass

Senate

AMD

Pass

Senate

PERM

Pass

Senate

Actions


May 31, 2019

Office of the Governor

Governor Signed

May 16, 2019

Senate

Signed by the President of the Senate

House

Signed by the Speaker of the House

Office of the Governor

Sent to the Governor

May 03, 2019

Senate

Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

May 02, 2019

Senate

Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed - No Amendments

Senate

Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Refer Unamended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole

  • Committee-Passage
State, Veterans, & Military Affairs

Senate

Introduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs

  • Introduction
State, Veterans, & Military Affairs

House

House Third Reading Passed with Amendments - Floor

May 01, 2019

House

House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor

Apr 30, 2019

House

House Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
House Committee of the Whole Judiciary

Apr 26, 2019

House

Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary

  • Introduction
Judiciary

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Committee Amendment PDF
PA1 (05/01/2019) PDF
Introduced (04/26/2019) PDF
Engrossed (05/01/2019) PDF
Reengrossed (05/02/2019) PDF
Revised (05/02/2019) PDF
Rerevised (05/03/2019) PDF
Final Act (05/16/2019) PDF
Signed Act (05/31/2019) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note FN1 (04/27/2019) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (05/03/2019) PDF
Fiscal Note FN3 (07/23/2019) PDF

Sources

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