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Legal Statutes: District of Columbia

UPDATED September 16, 2015

District of Columbia Statutes

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Chapter 30A. Non-Consensual Pornography.

back to top§ 22-3052. Unlawful disclosure.

(a) It shall be unlawful in the District of Columbia for a person to knowingly disclose one or more sexual images of another identified or identifiable person when:

(1) The person depicted did not consent to the disclosure of the sexual image;

(2) There was an agreement or understanding between the person depicted and the person disclosing that the sexual image would not be disclosed; and

(3) The person disclosed the sexual image with the intent to harm the person depicted or to receive financial gain.

(b) A person who violates this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be fined not more than the amount set forth in § 22-3571.01, imprisoned for not more than 180 days, or both.

May 7, 2015, D.C. Law 20-275, § 3, 62 DCR 16.