Substitute Senate Bill No. 1078

Public Act No. 99-143

An Act Concerning Voyeurism.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) (a) A person is guilty of voyeurism when, with malice or intent to arouse or satisfy the sexual desire of such person or any other person, such person knowingly photographs, films, videotapes or otherwise records the image of another person (1) without the knowledge and consent of such other person, (2) while such other person is not in plain view, and (3) under circumstances where such other person has a reasonable expectation of privacy.

(b) Voyeurism is a class A misdemeanor.

Sec. 2. (NEW) (a) A person is guilty of disseminating voyeuristic material when such person disseminates a photograph, film, videotape or other recorded image of another person without the consent of such other person and knowing that such photograph, film, videotape or image was taken, made or recorded in violation of section 1 of this act.

(b) Disseminating voyeuristic material is a class D felony.

Approved June 8, 1999