BATON ROUGE — Sending “revenge porn” can land you behind bars, new housing protections are being extended to domestic violence victims and enforcement of sea turtle protection laws is tightening as hundreds of new Louisiana laws take effect Saturday.

The provisions of more than 260 bills passed by state lawmakers earlier this year kick in Aug. 1. Many of the statute changes are modest adjustments to existing laws or govern arcane issues that will draw little public attention. Others are more sweeping in scope.

CRIME AND COURTS

Anyone who shares a nude or partially-nude cellphone picture or video without permission — often an attempt at public shaming called “revenge pornography”

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