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HB 5-C: Social Media Platforms

GENERAL BILL by Andrade ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Byrd ; Mooney ; Yarborough

Social Media Platforms; Revises definition of term "social media platform."

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 4/20/2022 House - Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see SB 6-C (Ch. 2022-267)
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    4/19/2022 House • Filed
    • Referred to Judiciary Committee
    • Now in Judiciary Committee
    • Added to Judiciary Committee agenda
    • Favorable by Judiciary Committee
    • Reported out of Judiciary Committee
    • Bill released to Rules Committee
    • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/20/2022)
    • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
    4/20/2022 House • Read 2nd time
    • Substituted SB 6-C
    • Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see SB 6-C (Ch. 2022-267)

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  • HB 5-C, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/19/2022 at 9:30 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Judiciary Committee (Post-Meeting) 4/19/2022 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 6C (er) Social Media Platforms Bradley Identical Last Action: 6/29/2022 Chapter No. 2022-267

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    167319 - Strike All Amendment
    Remove everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Learned 4/19/2022
    3:44 PM
    Failed to Adopt

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    106.072 Social media deplatforming of political candidates. Page 2 (pdf)
    287.137 Antitrust violations; denial or revocation of the right to transact business with public entities; denial of economic benefits. Page 3 (pdf)
    501.2041 Unlawful acts and practices by social media platforms. Page 1 (pdf)

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