HB 7013 -  Technology Transparency

by Commerce Committee and Ingoglia
Creates cause of action against social media platform for unlawful practices related to censoring deplatforming or shadow banning; specifies instances when private cause of action may be brought; specifies calculation of damages; specifies powers of DLA related to investigations of social media platforms; provides requirements for public contracts & economic incentives related to entities who have been convicted or held civilly liable for antitrust violations; requires DMS to maintain antitrust violator vendor list; provides procedural & legal rights for person to challenge placement on list; prohibits person on antitrust violator vendor list from receiving certain economic incentives; prohibits social media platforms from knowingly deplatforming candidate; specifies fines.
Effective Date: July 1, 2021
Last Event: Added to Second Reading Calendar on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 6:07 PM

PCB committee actions:

  • PCB COM 21-01 recommended by:
    Commerce Committee

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Chamber Committee
Chamber: House Committee: Judiciary Committee 4/6/2021 6:07:05 PM
Chamber: House Committee: Judiciary Committee 4/2/2021 4:55:19 PM
Chamber: House Committee: Appropriations Committee 3/15/2021 8:54:15 PM
Chamber: House Committee: Appropriations Committee 3/12/2021 7:29:15 PM
Chamber: House Committee: Commerce Committee 3/2/2021 6:52:44 PM
Chamber: House Committee: Commerce Committee 2/28/2021 6:48:33 PM

Vote History

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Added to Second Reading Calendar Time: 04/06/2021 - 6:07 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Bill released to House Calendar Time: 04/06/2021 - 6:07 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Judiciary Committee Time: 04/06/2021 - 6:07 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Favorable by Judiciary Committee Time: 04/06/2021 - 1:42 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Added to Judiciary Committee agenda Time: 04/02/2021 - 4:23 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Now in Judiciary Committee Time: 03/15/2021 - 8:57 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Appropriations Committee Time: 03/15/2021 - 8:57 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Committee Version: __
Event: H Favorable by Appropriations Committee Time: 03/15/2021 - 6:18 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Committee Version: __
Event: H Added to Appropriations Committee agenda Time: 03/11/2021 - 4:16 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Committee Version: __
Event: H Now in Appropriations Committee Time: 03/09/2021 - 8:57 AM Member: Committee: Appropriations Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 03/09/2021 - 8:57 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Appropriations Committee Time: 03/09/2021 - 8:57 AM Member: Committee: Appropriations Committee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/05/2021 - 5:01 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 03/05/2021 - 10:26 AM Member: Committee: Commerce Committee Version: __