Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler will testify before Hawaii's state Senate Judiciary Committee Friday in support of the so-called Steven Tyler Act, proposed legislation that would allow celebrities to seek damages from people who take private photos of them.
According to E! Online, Britney Spears, Avril Lavrigne and other celebrities have submitted their written testimony in support of the bill.
The act's introduction begins (via The San Francisco Chronicle):
Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie said he supports the bill but wanted to change some of its language, the Daily Mail reported.
The Steven Tyler Act's opponents, including ACLU attorney Laurie Temple and the National Press Photographers Association, believe it curbs photographers' First Amendment rights.