Whoever, in the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States, has the intent to capture an image of a private area of an individual without their consent, and knowingly does so under circumstances in which the individual has a reasonable expectation of privacy, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than one year, or both. Dec 23, 2004. S. 1301 (108th). A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit video voyeurism in the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States, and for other purposes. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.
The Video Voyeurism Prevention Act prohibits the photographing or videotaping of a naked person without his or her permission in a gym, tanning salon, dressing room or anywhere else where one expects a “reasonable expectation of privacy.” Violators can expect fines of . Video Voyeurism Laws Federal Law • Video Voyeurism Prevention Act of 2004, 18 U.S.C.A. § 1801. • Jurisdiction limited to maritime and territorial jurisdiction, or federal property including but not limited to territories, federal reserves or parks, federal prisons, etc.
This Act may be cited as the ``Video Voyeurism Prevention Act of 2004''. SEC. 2. PROHIBITION OF VIDEO VOYEURISM. (a) In General.--Title 18, United States Code, is amended by inserting after chapter 87 the following new chapter: ``CHAPTER 88--PRIVACY ``Sec. ``1801. Video voyeurism. ``Sec. 1801. Citation Video Voyeurism Prevention Act of 2004, Pub. L. No 108-495, codified at 18 U.S.C. §1801 (full-text). Overview The Act makes it a misdemeanor — "in the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States," as that phrase is defined at 18 U.S.C. §7 — for a person, having.