Hawaii Senate Approves Steven Tyler Privacy Bill

Law360, Los Angeles (March 5, 2013, 9:34 PM EST) -- The Hawaii state Senate on Tuesday passed the Steven Tyler Act, a bill allowing celebrities to sue reporters and photographers who take pictures of their private lives, according to the Hawaii Legislature’s website.

Senate Bill 465 was named for the Aerosmith singer — who owns a house on Maui — after he asked state Sen. Kalani English, D- Maui, to introduce legislation limiting what reporters and photographers can record in response to published pictures of Tyler and his girlfriend that caused controversy within his family, according...
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