Movie theaters; closed captioning. (HB740)

Introduced By

Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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. Read the Bill »


01/14/2020: Awaiting a Vote in the Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee


01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104202D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/10/2020Stricken from House calendar
01/14/2020Assigned HWI sub: Welfare

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