Digital services; protection for minors. (HB2535)

Introduced By

Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge) with support from 6 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Cliff Hayes (D-Chesapeake), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Debra Rodman (D-Henrico), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

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, 2020. Amends § 59.1-200, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/09/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Science and Technology Committee

History

DateAction
01/09/2019Committee
01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100968D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on Science and Technology

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