By Junell H.B. No. 542 77R243 KEL-F A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 1-1 AN ACT 1-2 relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting the covert 1-3 photography or visual recording of another for an improper sexual 1-4 purpose. 1-5 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-6 SECTION 1. Chapter 21, Penal Code, is amended by adding 1-7 Section 21.15 to read as follows: 1-8 Sec. 21.15. IMPROPER PHOTOGRAPHY OR VISUAL RECORDING. (a) 1-9 A person commits an offense if the person photographs or by 1-10 videotape or other electronic means visually records another: 1-11 (1) without the other person's consent; and 1-12 (2) with intent to arouse or gratify the sexual desire 1-13 of any person. 1-14 (b) An offense under this section is a state jail felony. 1-15 SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 2001.