🔞 Oklahoma SB 1959

Issue: Age Verification

Latest Action: Committee recommended passage on February 19, 2024

Age verification mandate. Relevant features:

  • Enforcement: private lawsuits and legal action by the state attorney general
  • Age verification mechanisms allowed:
    • digitized identification card
    • verification through an independent, third-party age verification service that compares the personal information entered by the individual who is seeking access to the material that is available from a commercially available database, or aggregate of databases, that is regularly used by government agencies and businesses for purpose of age and identity verification
    • any commercially reasonable method that relies on public or private transactional data
  • The measure requires commercial entities to provide Internet service subscribers and cellular service subscribers the opportunity to request that access to material deemed harmful to minors be denied. After receiving the request, the commercial entity shall block access to its website on any device seeking to access its website using the subscriber’s Internet service or cellular service subscription so that a minor does not receive material harmful to minors via that subscription.

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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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