SC H3003 | 2017-2018 | 122nd General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 8-4)
Status: Introduced on January 10 2017 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2018-04-05 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Putnam
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Enact The "human Trafficking Prevention Act", To Require A Business, Manufacturer, Wholesaler, Or Individual That Manufactures, Distributes, Or Sells A Product That Makes Content Accessible On The Internet To Install And Operate A Digital Blocking Capability That Renders Obscenity Inaccessible And To Set Minimum Requirements For The Blocking Capability; To Establish A Procedure For The Consumer To Deactivate The Digital Blocking Capability; To Allow A Reporting System To Unblock Content That Is Not Obscene, Such As Social Media Websites, And Authorize A Consumer To Seek Judicial Relief If The Filtered Content Is Not Unblocked Within A Reasonable Time; To Establish Criminal Penalties For A Business Or Individual That Violates This Article; To Authorize The Attorney General To Seek Injunctive Relief Against A Business, Manufacturer, Wholesaler Or Individual That Manufactures, Distributes, Or Sells Any Products In This State Without A Digital Blocking Capability, To Establish That A Consumer Or The Attorney General May File A Suit Against A Party That Is Unresponsive To A Report Of Obscene Material Breaching The Filter And To Prescribe Damages For Each Violation.

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Human Trafficking Prevention Act



2018-04-05HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Putnam
2018-03-21HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Yow
2018-02-28HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Gilliard
2018-02-27HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Thayer
2018-02-13HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: D.C.Moss, Martin, Funderburk, Govan
2018-02-08HouseMember(s) request name added as sponsor: Pitts
2017-01-10HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2017-01-10HouseIntroduced and read first time
2016-12-15HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary

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