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Devices Capable of Accessing Content on the Internet - Blocking Capability (Human Trafficking Prevention Act for Maryland)

Sponsored by:

Senator Robinson


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Prohibiting certain businesses from doing business in the State unless they provide a digital blocking capability for Internet-accessible devices that makes inaccessible certain unlawful electronic or visual depictions or certain websites that facilitate certain unlawful acts; requiring certain businesses to make reasonable and ongoing efforts to ensure that the digital blocking capability functions properly; etc.
Analysis:Not available at this time
All Sponsors:Senator Robinson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Broad Subject(s):Business Regulation and Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Human Rights
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Pornography -see also- Nudity and Sexual Displays; Obscenity
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Business Regulation
(19-901 through 19-906)

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January 31, 2018 8:47 A.M.