So-called “Hustler” bill wins final approval.

The Georgia General Assembly gave final approval late Thursday to  legislation that  would exempt from the Open Records Act any crime-scene photos showing nude or dismembered bodies. The Senate agreed 48-0 to the House amendment for final passage at 11:14 p.m. Thursday.

The bill was prompted by the murder of graduate student Meredith Emerson and a request by a reporter for Hustler magazine for gruesome crime-scene photos. It would not have protected the release of the Emerson photos, but ones in future cases, its sponsor said.

The reporter ultimately dropped the request.

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