US SB3398 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on March 5 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-07-20 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 491.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

EARN IT Act of 2020 Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies Act of 2020 This bill revises the framework governing the prevention of online sexual exploitation of children. Among other things, the bill does the following: establishes the National Commission on Online Child Sexual Exploitation Prevention; directs the commission to develop best practices for interactive online services providers (e.g., Facebook and Twitter) to prevent the online sexual exploitation of children; requires interactive online service providers to certify compliance with the best practices (or implement other reasonable practices to prevent the online sexual exploitation of children), or else they lose liability protections from claims alleging violations of child sexual exploitation laws; and replaces statutory references to child pornography with child sexual abuse material.

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Title

EARN IT Act of 2020 Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies Act of 2020

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-07-20SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 491.
2020-07-20SenateCommittee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Graham with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
2020-07-02SenateCommittee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
2020-03-11SenateCommittee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
2020-03-05SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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