HB 527: Social Media Privacy
GENERAL BILL by Castor Dentel
Social Media Privacy; Prohibits employer from requesting or requiring access to social media account of employee or prospective employee; prohibits employer from taking retaliatory personnel action for employee's failure to provide access to his or her social media account; prohibits employer from failing or refusing to hire prospective employee who does not provide access to his or her social media account; authorizes civil actions for violations; provides for recovery of attorney fees & court costs.
Last Action: 5/2/2014 House - Died in Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee; Civil Justice Subcommittee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 44
• Introduced -HJ 44
• Died in Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee
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