FL H0337 | 2017 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Failed on May 5 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-05-05 - Died in Careers and Competition Subcommittee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibits covered businesses from manufacturing, distributing, or selling certain devices unless device contains active & operating filter that blocks Internet access to specified types of sexually oriented material, prostitution, assignation, lewdness, & human trafficking; provides for injunctive relief for violations; provides requirements for consumer to have such filter deactivated; requires filter deactivation fee & provides for collection & distribution thereof; prohibits distribution or sale of certain devices without filters to minors & adults; requires covered businesses to respond to reports of obscene material that has breached filter; requires covered businesses to unblock nonobscene material; exempts certain websites from filtering; authorizing Office of Statewide Prosecution to prosecute violations.

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2017-05-05HouseDied in Careers and Competition Subcommittee
2017-05-05HouseIndefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
2017-02-06HouseReferred to Careers and Competition Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee; Commerce Committee

Same As/Similar To

S0870 (Similar To) 2017-05-05 - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
1656Amended CodeSee Bill Text
8470143Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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