Fertility fraud and deception

S.E.A. 174, P.L. 215 Effective: July 1, 2019 Establishes a cause of action for civil fertility fraud and provides that a prevailing plaintiff may be awarded: (1) compensatory and punitive damages; or (2) liquidated damages of $10,000. Specifies the statute of … [Read more...]

Nonconsensual pornography

S.E.A. 192, P.L. 29 Effective: July 1, 2019 Defines "intimate image" and creates a civil cause of action against a person who discloses an intimate image without the consent of the individual depicted in the intimate image. Provides that a prevailing plaintiff may … [Read more...]

Fertility fraud and deception

For amend and vote only, the House Judiciary Committee heard SB 174 on fertility fraud and deception, sponsored by Rep. Pressel.  The bill establishes a cause of action for civil fertility fraud and provides that a prevailing plaintiff may be awarded: (1) compensatory … [Read more...]

Nonconsenual pornography

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 192, sponsored by Rep. Negele, concerning nonconsenual pornography. The bill defines “intimate image” and creates a civil cause of action against a person who discloses an intimate image without the consent of the individual … [Read more...]

Nonconsensual pornography

For amend and vote only, the Senate Judiciary Committee heard Sen. Bohacek’s SB 192 on nonconsensual pornography.  The bill defines "intimate image" and creates a civil cause of action against a person who displays or distributes an intimate image without the consent of … [Read more...]

Fertility fraud

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard Sen. Sandlin’s SB 174 on fertility fraud. This introduced bill provides that a physician who treats a patient of that physician for infertility by using the physician's own spermatozoon or ovum, without the patient's consent or by … [Read more...]