📱South Carolina H 4689

Issue: Device Filters

Latest Action: Pre-filed on December 13, 2023

Requires all internet-enabled devices activated in South Carolina to:

  1. contain a filter to prevent it from "accessing or displaying obscene material";
  2. determine the age of the user during activation and account set-up;
  3. set the filter to "on" for minor users;
  4. allow a password to be established for the filter;
  5. notify the user of the device when the filter blocks the device from accessing a website; and
  6. give the user with a password the opportunity to deactivate and reactivate the filter.

Manufacturer is subject to civil and criminal liability for violations.

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

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