HB1221

Find a 2014 Bill:

2014 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Discovery - Disclosures Regarding Anonymous Internet Communications

Sponsored by:

Delegate Glass

Status:

In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn


Synopsis:Providing that, in a specified civil action in which a party alleges that an anonymous individual has engaged in Internet communications that are tortious, a party seeking information identifying the anonymous communicator shall file a specified subpoena and supporting materials in the court under specified circumstances; requiring the party to include a copy of communications that are the subject of the subpoena; requiring the party to serve specified documents on and provide specified payment to a specified person; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Glass
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Committee(s):
Judiciary   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Communications -see also- Language; Telecommun & Info Tech
Disclosure
Hearings
Identification
Notices
Postal Service
Privileged Communications
Process Serving
Protection Orders
Subpoenas
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
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October 24, 2017 1:53 P.M.