VA HB740 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 6 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-10 - Stricken from House calendar
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Closed captioning at movie theaters. Requires all movie theaters that are open to the general public to provide closed captioning at least twice per week on any film that is regularly shown, provided that such film is compatible with the closed captioning feature. The bill requires such movie theaters to provide notice to the general public regarding the availability of closed captioning, including the movies and viewing times at which closed captioning will be provided.

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Movie theaters; closed captioning.



2020-01-10HouseStricken from House calendar
2020-01-06HouseReferred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
2020-01-06HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104202D

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ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
51544(n/a)See Bill Text

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