HB 2412 Computer Information Transactions Act.
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Summary as passed:
Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act. Amends several provisions of the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA) to clarify the definitions of "electronic agent" and "mass-market transaction"; modify UCITA's scope over motion pictures and online service providers; clarify the applicability of other statutes, rules and regulations; provide that a contract term that specifies a judicial forum must be expressly stated, and in a mass-market transaction, such contract term must be expressly and conspicuously stated; modify the terms of mass-market licenses; create a special rule for using standard form licenses with nonprofit libraries, archives, and educational institutions; modify the terms governing transferability; clarifies the definition of automatic restraint; and modifies the restrictions on use of electronic self-help.


Summary as passed House:
Amending the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act. Amends several provisions of the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA), Chapter 43 ( 59.1-501.1 et seq.) of Title 59.1 of the Code of Virginia as recommended by the study directed by Senate Joint Resolution 239, Senate Bill 372 and House Bill 561 of the 2000 Session. The bill clarifies the definitions of "electronic agent" and "mass-market transaction"; modifies UCITA's scope over motion pictures and online service providers; clarifies the applicability of other statutes, rules and regulations; provides that a contract term that specifies a judicial forum must be expressly stated, and in a mass-market transaction, such contract term must be expressly and conspicuously stated; modifies the terms of mass-market licenses; creates a special rule for using standard form licenses with nonprofit libraries, archives, and educational institutiuons; modifies the terms governing transferability; clarifies the definition of automatic restraint; and modifies the restrictions on use of electronic self-help.


Summary as introduced:
Amending the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act. Amends several provisions of the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA), Chapter 43 ( 59.1-501.1 et seq.) of Title 59.1 of the Code of Virginia as recommended by the study directed by Senate Joint Resolution 239, Senate Bill 372 and House Bill 561 of the 2000 Session. The bill clarifies the definitions of "electronic agent" and "mass-market transaction"; modifies UCITA's scope over motion pictures and online service providers; clarifies the applicability of other statutes, rules and regulations; provides that a contract term that specifies a judicial forum must be expressly stated, and in a mass-market transaction, such contract term must be expressly and conspicuously stated; modifies the terms of mass-market licenses; creates a special rule for using standard form licenses with nonprofit libraries, archives, and educational institutiuons; modifies the terms governing transferability; clarifies the definition of automatic restraint; and modifies the restrictions on use of electronic self-help.