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2020 House Bill 6206: Criminalize “doxxing”
Introduced by Rep. Beth Griffin R-Mattawan on September 15, 2020
To make it a misdemeanor punishable by up to 93 days in jail for a first offense of publishing private or identifying information about an individual on the internet with malicious intent, and a five-year felony with a $5,000 fine for doing it in “a manner that involves a continued pattern of harassing or intimidating behavior and by that violation causes serious injury to the victim.” Up to 10 years and $10,000 fines could be imposed if this causes the victim’s death.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on September 15, 2020