SB 1438: Protection of Children
Protection of Children; Prohibiting a governmental entity from issuing a permit or otherwise authorizing a person to conduct a performance in violation of specified provisions; providing criminal penalties; authorizing the Division of Hotels and Restaurants of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation to fine, suspend, or revoke the license of any public lodging establishment or public food service establishment if the establishment admits a child to an adult live performance; specifying that the Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation is given full power and authority to revoke or suspend the license of any person issued under the Beverage Law when it is determined or found by the division upon sufficient cause appearing that he or she is maintaining a licensed premises that admits a child to an adult live performance; prohibiting a person from knowingly admitting a child to an adult live performance, etc.
• Referred to Judiciary; Rules
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/21/23, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
• Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 8 NAYS 3
• Now in Rules
• On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/30/23, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building
• Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 3
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/04/23
• Read 2nd time -SJ 328
• Amendment(s) adopted (533606, 534260) -SJ 328
• Ordered engrossed
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -SJ 339
• Passed as amended; YEAS 28 NAYS 12 -SJ 340
• In Messages
• Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/18/2023)
• 1st Reading (Engrossed 1)
• Substituted for CS/HB 1423
• Read 2nd time
• Amendment 962611 Failed
• Amendment 192001 Failed
• Amendment 197071 Failed
• Amendment 110699 Failed
• Amendment 270127 Failed
• Amendment 826249 Failed
• Amendment 079711 Failed
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
• Read 3rd time
• Passed; YEAS 82, NAYS 32
• Ordered enrolled
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2023-94
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