HB 1638 Information infrastructure providers; restrictions on use of service.
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Summary:
Trade and commerce; information infrastructure providers; restrictions on use of service; penalties. Permits the provider of an "information infrastructure service" to seek and recover monetary damages from any person who utilizes a provider's service and violates any express content or utilization restriction (i) which the provider has placed on the use of such service and (ii) of which such person has received notice prior to utilizing such service. For each violation, the provider may recover $500 or actual damages, whichever is greater, plus reasonable attorney's fees and court costs. As used in this bill, an "information infrastructure service" is any service furnished via the Internet, the World Wide Web, Usenet, bulletin board services, on-line services, or any similar telecommunications, cable or computerized network.

Full text:
01/08/97  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 12/20/96 970551324  pdf
01/27/97  House: Floor substitute printed 970621324-H1 (Marshall)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
House amendments rejected

Status:
01/08/97  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 12/20/96 970551324
01/08/97  House: Referred to Committee on Corporations, Insurance and Banking
01/21/97  House: Reported from C. I. B. w/amds. (21-Y 1-N)
01/22/97  House: Read first time
01/23/97  House: Read second time
01/23/97  House: Committee amendments agreed to
01/23/97  House: Passed by for the day
01/24/97  House: Passed by for the day
01/27/97  House: Read second time
01/27/97  House: Substitute by Mr. Marshall agreed to 970621324-H1
01/27/97  House: Floor substitute printed 970621324-H1 (Marshall)
01/27/97  House: Committee amendments void
01/27/97  House: Engrossed by House - fl. sub. (Marshall) 970621324-H1
01/28/97  House: Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to
01/28/97  House: Rereferred to Corporations, Insurance and Banking
02/03/97  House: No action taken by Corporations, Insurance and Banking by voice vote