FL S7072 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on May 25 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-25 - Chapter No. 2021-32, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 7074 (Ch. 2021-33)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Prohibiting a social media platform from willfully deplatforming a candidate; providing requirements for public contracts and economic incentives related to entities that have been convicted or held civilly liable for antitrust violations; providing that social media platforms that fail to comply with specified requirements and prohibitions commit an unfair or deceptive act or practice; authorizing the Department of Legal Affairs to investigate suspected violations under the Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act and bring specified actions for such violations, etc.

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Roll Calls

2021-04-29 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#433 (Y: 77 N: 38 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-29 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#43 (Y: 23 N: 17 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-28 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#342 (Y: 78 N: 41 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-26 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#11 (Y: 22 N: 17 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-19 - Senate - Senate Appropriations (Y: 10 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [FAIL]
2021-04-06 - Senate - Senate Governmental Oversight and Accountability (Y: 3 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [FAIL]


2021-05-25 Chapter No. 2021-32, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 7074 (Ch. 2021-33)
2021-05-24 Approved by Governor
2021-05-20 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2021-04-29HouseMessage sent to senate
2021-04-29SenateOrdered engrossed, then enrolled
2021-04-29HousePassed as amended; YEAS 77, NAYS 38
2021-04-29HouseConcurred in Senate amendment(s) to House amendment(s)
2021-04-29HouseAmendment 811008 Concur
2021-04-29HouseAdded to Senate Message List
2021-04-29HouseIn Messages
2021-04-29SenatePassed as amended; YEAS 23 NAYS 17
2021-04-29SenateConcurred in House amendment(s) as amended (942955)
2021-04-29SenateAmendment(s) to House amendment(s) adopted (811008)
2021-04-28HouseMessage sent to senate
2021-04-28SenateIn returning messages
2021-04-28HousePassed as amended; YEAS 78, NAYS 41
2021-04-28HouseRead 3rd time
2021-04-27HouseAdded to Third Reading Calendar
2021-04-27HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2021-04-27HouseAmendment 942955 adopted
2021-04-27HouseRead 2nd time
2021-04-26HouseAmendment 942955 filed
2021-04-26House1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
2021-04-26HouseBill added to Special Order Calendar (4/27/2021)
2021-04-26HouseBill referred to House Calendar
2021-04-26HouseIn Messages
2021-04-26SenatePassed; YEAS 22 NAYS 17
2021-04-26SenateRead 3rd time
2021-04-22SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2021-04-22SenateRead 2nd time
2021-04-20SenatePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 04/22/21
2021-04-20SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2021-04-19SenateFavorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 10 NAYS 9
2021-04-14SenateOn Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/19/21, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2021-04-08SenateReferred to Appropriations
2021-04-06SenateSubmitted as Committee Bill and Reported Favorably by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 3 NAYS 2
2021-04-01SenateOn Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 04/06/21, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Building
2021-04-01SenateSubmitted for consideration by Governmental Oversight and Accountability

Same As/Similar To

S7074 (Related) 2021-05-25 - Chapter No. 2021-33, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 7072 (Ch. 2021-32)
H7013 (Similar To) 2021-04-27 - Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see SB 7072 (Ch. 2021-32)
H7015 (Similar To) 2021-04-27 - Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see SB 7074 (Ch. 2021-33), SB 7072 (Ch. 2021-32)
S520 (Similar To) 2021-04-30 - Died in Judiciary, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 7072 (Ch. 2021-32)

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
106072Amended CodeSee Bill Text
287137Amended CodeSee Bill Text
5012041Amended CodeSee Bill Text
501212Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/7072/Vote/SenateVote_s07072__011.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/7072/Vote/HouseVote_s07072__342.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/7072/Vote/SenateVote_s07072__043.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/7072/Vote/HouseVote_s07072__433.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/7072/Vote/2021-04-06%200400PM~S07072%20Vote%20Record.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/7072/Vote/2021-04-19%201000AM~S07072%20Vote%20Record.PDF

Bill Comments