Political campaign advertisements; disclosure requirements, advertisements placed, etc. (HB849)

Introduced By

Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Levine (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Political campaign advertisements; applicability of disclosure requirements to advertisements placed or promoted for a fee on an online platform; identification and certification requirements. 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 adds definitions for purposes of the political advertisement disclosure requirements for "online platform," "online political advertisement," and "online political advertiser." 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. The bill also requires online platforms to establish reasonable procedures to enable online political advertisers to identify themselves as online political advertisers and to certify to the online platform that they are permitted to lawfully purchase or promote for a fee online political advertisements. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Committee
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101292D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/13/2020Assigned P & E sub: Campaign Finance
01/16/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB849)
01/16/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
01/17/2020Tabled in Privileges and Elections (17-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2020Reconsidered by Privileges and Elections - removed from table (19-Y 3-N)
01/24/2020Yea - 19 Lindsey, Simon, Sickles, Rasoul, Price, Krizek, Levine, Adams, D.M., VanValkenburg,
01/24/2020Convers-Fowler, Reid, Askew, Simonds, Orrock, O'Quinn, Head, Rush, Bloxom, Runion
01/24/2020Nay 3 - Cole, M.L., Adams, L.R., McGuire
01/24/2020Reported from Privileges and Elections (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Read first time
01/29/2020Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
01/30/2020VOTE: (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2020Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/18/2020Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2020Committee substitute printed 20108333D-S1
02/20/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2020Committee substitute agreed to 201083333D-S1
02/21/2020Read third time
02/21/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/21/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20108333D-S1
02/21/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB849S1
02/21/2020Passed Senate with substitute (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB849S1)
02/25/2020Placed on Calendar
02/25/2020Senate substitute agreed to by House 20108333D-S1 (100-Y 0-N)
02/25/2020VOTE: Adoption (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020Enrolled
03/02/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB849ER)
03/02/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB849ER)
03/02/2020Signed by Speaker
03/03/2020Signed by President
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
03/31/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 551 (effective 7/1/20)
03/31/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0551)

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