Bill Status of HB3641  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SOCIAL MEDIA LIABILITY

House Sponsors
Rep. Ryan Spain

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Social Media Platforms Liability for Incitement of Violence Act. Provides that a social media platform having actual knowledge of a post on its platform that causes an incitement of violence shall remove the post within 24 hours. Provides that failure by a social media platform to remove the post within 24 hours shall result in a civil penalty of $10,000 per violation. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/19/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Ryan Spain
  2/22/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/22/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2021HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/23/2021HouseTo Civil Procedure & Tort Liability Subcommittee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee