🔞 Florida HB 1/3/SB 1792

Issue: Age Verification

Latest Action: Amended version of HB 1 passed the Senate on February 15, 2024

On 2/15/24, HB 1 (a social media bill) had language from HB 3 added to it by a Senate committee, which means the bill still has to pass the Senate and then the House again.

Age verification mandate. Relevant features:

  • Enforcement
    • Violations are defined as an unfair and deceptive trade practice actionable by the Florida Department of Legal Affairs or state Attorney General. The department may collect a civil penalty of up to $50,000 per violation.
    • A private lawsuit may be brought by or on behalf of any minor resident of Florida. Damage awards up to $10k.
  • Age verification mechanisms allowed:
    • a commercially reasonable method used by a government agency or a business for the purpose of age verification which is conducted by a nongovernmental, independent, third-party organized under the laws of a state of the United States which:
      • Has its principal place of business in a state of the United States; and
      • Is not owned or controlled by a company formed in a foreign country, a government of a foreign country, or any other entity formed in a foreign country.
  • Also requires age verification and parental consent for social media.

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Read the Bill: FL SB 1792 FL HB 1
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Bill Status
  • Introduced
  • Passed First Committee
  • Passed First Chamber
  • Passed Both Committees
  • Passed Both Chambers
  • Signed
  • Enacted
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