The North Carolina House passed this bill and we are waiting on the Senate and then eventually the Governor.
According to the bill, violators of this law would be fined up to 100 and court costs. The only people exempt from the legislation would be police officers, members of fire departments and the operators of public or private ambulances.
Currently, people who are caught Sexting can be charged with Child pornography and be added to their states Sexual Pedophile List
Legislation passed by the Vermont Senate and pending in the House would remove the most serious legal consequences for teenagers who engage in "sexting." The bill would carve out an exemption from prosecution for child pornography for 13- to 18-year-olds on either the sending or receiving end of sexting messages, so long as the sender voluntarily transmits an image of himself or herself.
Ohio, state lawmakers introduced a bill April 13 that would make sexting a first-degree misdemeanor. The legislation would apply only to teens younger than 18, separate from similar adult offenses that carry felonious charges.
Think before you Press... Things to consider before pressing send 1. Do not assume anything you send or post is going to remain private. 2. There is no changing your mind, anything you send or post will never truly go away. 3. Do not give in to the pressure to do something that makes you uncomfortable. 4. Consider the recipients reaction. 5. Nothing is truly anonymous.