Florida SB 1620

Issue: Age Verification, Free Expression

Latest Action: Died in commitee on May 5, 2023

This bill is kind of an anti-porn omnibus. It:

  • includes Louisiana AVS copycat language
  • redefines "harmful to minors" as anything depicting nudity, sexual conduct, or sexual excitement, including, but not limited to, pubic hair, the anus, the vulva, genitals, or the nipple of the female breast; touching, caressing, or fondling of nipples, breasts, buttocks, anuses, or genitals; or sexual intercourse, masturbation, sodomy, bestiality, oral copulation, flagellation, excretory functions, or any other sexual act or exhibition.
  • requires state to fund technology and pornography addiction assessments for children
  • requires Commission on Mental Health and Substance Abuse to make recommendations on how service providers and school districts can best identify, treat, and serve children suffering from technology addiction or pornography addiction
  • requires psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, and physician assistants to complete training on the treatment of technology addiction and pornography addiction
  • requires warning label on "digital devices" claiming that they are addictive

If passed, would take effect July 1, 2023

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Bill Status
  • Introduced
  • Passed First Committee
  • Passed First Chamber
  • Passed Both Committees
  • Passed Both Chambers
  • Enacted

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