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Social Policy - March 11 2019

NY Senate and Assembly Unanimously Approves SB 1719

The NEW YORK Senate and Assembly unanimously approve SB 1719, which would make so-called “revenge porn,” the act of posting nude or sexual images of someone online without that person’s permission, a misdemeanor subject to one year in jail. The measure moves to Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), who is expected to sign it into law (NEW YORK LEGISLATURE).

ID House Votes Down HB 98

The IDAHO House votes down HB 98, which would have set the minimum age to marry at 16 (IDAHO STATESMAN).

OK Governor Signs HB 2597

OKLAHOMA Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) signs HB 2597, which allows most Sooner State residents 21 and older to carry concealed or unconcealed firearms without a license (ASSOCIATED PRESS). 

NM House and Senate Approve SB 8

The NEW MEXICO House and Senate approve SB 8, which would expand background checks to include private gun sales. It moves to Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D), who has said she will sign it into law (LAS CRUCES SUN NEWS).