Creates the Online Age Verification for Material Harmful to Minors Act. Enforced via private lawsuits.
A Maine legislator announced her intention to introduce an age verification mandate in 2024.
A Tennessee lawmaker has announced his intention to introduce an age verification mandate in 2024.
Two lawmakers in Alabama have announced that they intend to introduce age verification legislation in the 2024.
Utah Senator Mike Lee is reintroducing the Shielding Children’s Retinas from Egregious Exposure on the Net (SCREEN) Act, which requires adult websites to implement age verification.
Age verification mandate. Enforced via private lawsuits.
Age verification mandate. Would make it a Class A misdemeanor if a website operator knowingly or intentionally publishes a website with pornographic content without reasonable age verification methods.
Enacts the Adult Content Age Verification Act. Enforcement mechanism: Attorney General investigation/civil penalties; requires AG to give sites 30 days notice of noncompliance before initiating legal action.
Enacts the Innocence Act to prohibit an organization from failing to verify the age of a person attempting to access material that is obscene or harmful to juveniles, to prohibit a person from using another person’s likeness to create sexual images of the other person, and to create a private right of action for each prohibited activity.
Age verification mandate. Enforced by public or private right of action.