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CS/SB 186: Social Media Privacy

GENERAL BILL by Commerce and Tourism ; Clemens

Social Media Privacy; Prohibiting an employer from requesting or requiring access to a social media account of an employee or prospective employee; prohibiting an employer from taking retaliatory personnel action against an employee as a result of the employee’s refusal to allow access to his or her social media account; prohibiting an employer from failing or refusing to hire a prospective employee as a result of the prospective employee’s refusal to allow access to his or her social media account, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    8/26/2015 Senate • Filed
    9/15/2015 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 16
    9/28/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 10/05/15, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
    10/5/2015 Senate • CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 5 NAYS 1 -SJ 127
    10/7/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Now in Judiciary -SJ 127
    1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 16
    • CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 109
    3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Judiciary

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  • CS/SB 186, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/7/2015 at 3:11 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 635 Social Media Privacy Dudley Identical Last Action: 3/11/2016 H Died in Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (EDTS)

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    448.077 Page 1 (pdf)

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  • SB 186, Original Filed Version Posted 8/26/2015 at 3:02 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Commerce and Tourism (Pre-Meeting) 10/2/2015 (pdf)
    Commerce and Tourism (Post-Meeting) 10/6/2015 (pdf)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    649918 - Amendment
    Delete lines 29 - 36 and insert:
    Commerce and Tourism
    (Thompson)
    10/2/2015
    4:04 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    10/6/2015
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    10/5/2015 4:00 PM Commerce and Tourism 5 Yeas - 1 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    448.077 Page 1 (pdf)

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