VA HB76 | 2018 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-0)
Status: Introduced on December 6 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-12-06 - Committee Referral Pending
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Political campaign advertisements; disclosure requirements; advertisements placed or promoted for a fee on an online platform. Subjects any message that is placed or promoted for a fee on an online platform to the same disclosure requirements to which print media, television, and radio advertisements are subject. The bill defines "online platform" as any public-facing website, web application, or digital application, including a social network, ad network, or search engine, that sells advertisements and has at least 50 million unique monthly United States visitors or users for a majority of months during the preceding 12 months. The bill expands the definition of "print media" to include any non-video or non-audio message placed or promoted for a fee on an online platform, subjects advertisements in video format that are placed or promoted for a fee on an online platform to the same disclosure requirements to which television advertisements are subject, and subjects advertisements in audio format that are placed or promoted for a fee on an online platform to the same disclosure requirements to which radio advertisements are subject.

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Title

Political campaign advertisements; disclosure requirements, advertisements placed, etc.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2017-12-06HouseCommittee Referral Pending
2017-12-06HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100684D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
242955(n/a)See Bill Text
242955.1(n/a)See Bill Text
242957(n/a)See Bill Text
242958(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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