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CS/SB 1608: Protecting Consumers Against Pandemic-related Fraud

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Bean

Protecting Consumers Against Pandemic-related Fraud; Defining the term “personal protective equipment”; prohibiting dissemination of false or misleading information relating to personal protective equipment under certain circumstances with specified intent; providing criminal penalties; prohibiting dissemination of false or misleading vaccine information under certain circumstances with specified intent, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/18/2021 Senate - CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 278
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/24/2021 Senate • Filed
3/2/2021 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 153
• Introduced -SJ 153
3/11/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/16/21, 12:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
3/16/2021 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 272
3/17/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Original reference(s) removed: Judiciary
• Remaining references corrected to Rules -SJ 280
• Now in Rules
3/18/2021 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 278