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2017 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to privacy; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Prohibits broadband Internet access service provider from disclosing, selling or permitting access to personal information of customers of provider.
Creates exceptions, including exception for giving express consent. Requires broadband Internet access service provider to take reasonable measures to protect personal information of customers of provider. Requires broadband Internet access service provider to provide notice of provisions of Act to potential customers of provider. Makes violation of Act unlawful trade practice. Establishes Task Force on Broadband Security to study uniformity of laws throughout United States with respect to protecting customers of broadband Internet access service providers. Requires task force to submit report, including recommendations for legislation, to interim committee of Legislative Assembly related to judiciary no later than December 15, 2017. Becomes operative January 1, 2018. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: Joint Committee On Ways and Means
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Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations: Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents
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