VA HB952 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 7 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-27 - Continued to 2021 in Communications, Technology and Innovation by voice vote
Pending: House Communications, Technology and Innovation Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Digital services; protection for minors. Requires the operator of a digital service, which is defined as a website, online service, online application, or mobile application, to permit minors to remove, or to request and obtain removal of, content or information posted on a digital service. The measure prohibits an operator of a digital service directed to minors from marketing or advertising to minors specified products or services that minors are prohibited from buying. The measure also prohibits marketing or advertising certain products on the basis of personal information specific to a minor or knowingly using, disclosing, compiling, or allowing a third party to do so. Violations are prohibited practices under the Virginia Consumer Protection Act. The measure has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2021.

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Title

Digital services; protection for minors.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-01-27HouseContinued to 2021 in Communications, Technology and Innovation by voice vote
2020-01-07HouseReferred to Committee on Communications, Technology and Innovation
2020-01-07HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100249D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
591200(n/a)See Bill Text
591571(n/a)See Bill Text
591574(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments

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