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SB 7072: Social Media Platforms

GENERAL BILL by Governmental Oversight and Accountability ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rodriguez

Social Media Platforms; Prohibiting a social media platform from willfully deplatforming a candidate; providing requirements for public contracts and economic incentives related to entities that have been convicted or held civilly liable for antitrust violations; providing that social media platforms that fail to comply with specified requirements and prohibitions commit an unfair or deceptive act or practice; authorizing the Department of Legal Affairs to investigate suspected violations under the Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act and bring specified actions for such violations, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 5/25/2021 - Chapter No. 2021-32
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
4/1/2021 Senate • Submitted for consideration by Governmental Oversight and Accountability
• On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 04/06/21, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Building
4/6/2021 Senate • Submitted as Committee Bill and Reported Favorably by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 3 NAYS 2
4/7/2021 Senate • Filed
4/8/2021 Senate • Referred to Appropriations -SJ 409
• Introduced -SJ 408
4/14/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/19/21, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/19/2021 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 10 NAYS 9 -SJ 472
4/20/2021 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/22/21 -SJ 642
4/22/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 616
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/26/2021 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 666
• Passed; YEAS 22 NAYS 17 -SJ 666
4/26/2021 House • In Messages
• Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/27/2021)
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
• Amendment 942955 filed
4/27/2021 House • Read 2nd time
• Amendment 942955 adopted
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
4/28/2021 House • Read 3rd time
• Passed as amended; YEAS 78, NAYS 41
4/28/2021 Senate • In returning messages
4/28/2021 House • Message sent to senate
4/29/2021 Senate • Amendment(s) to House amendment(s) adopted (811008) -SJ 951
• Concurred in House amendment(s) as amended (942955) -SJ 951
• Passed as amended; YEAS 23 NAYS 17 -SJ 951
4/29/2021 House • In Messages
• Added to Senate Message List
• Amendment 811008 Concur
• Concurred in Senate amendment(s) to House amendment(s)
• Passed as amended; YEAS 77, NAYS 38
4/29/2021 Senate • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -SJ 958
4/29/2021 House • Message sent to senate
5/20/2021 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/24/2021 • Approved by Governor
5/25/2021 • Chapter No. 2021-32