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 Bill Status of HB3194  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Tom Weber, William E Hauter, Amy L. Grant, Brad Halbrook, David Friess, Norine K. Hammond, Michael J. Coffey, Jr., Jennifer Sanalitro and Joe C. Sosnowski

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/17/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Freedom from Government and Private Collusion Against Free Speech Act. Provides that if a State agency or employee of the State coordinates with a private company to deny the freedom of speech of a citizen of this State, the citizen shall have a cause of action against that agency or employee and private company. Sets forth limitations. Provides that if a citizen of this State prevails in an action under the Act, the State agency or employee and the private company shall reimburse the Office of the Attorney General in the amount of 3 times the legal fees incurred in the action, plus the amount of damages awarded as the court shall determine. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2023HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Tom Weber
  2/17/2023HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William E Hauter
  2/22/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy L. Grant
  2/22/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brad Halbrook
  2/22/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David Friess
  2/22/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  2/22/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Coffey, Jr.
  2/22/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Sanalitro
  2/22/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe C. Sosnowski

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