HB 76 Political campaign advertisements; disclosure requirements, advertisements placed, etc.
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Summary as introduced:
Political campaign advertisements; disclosure requirements; advertisements placed or promoted for a fee on an online platform. Subjects any message that is placed or promoted for a fee on an online platform to the same disclosure requirements to which print media, television, and radio advertisements are subject. The bill defines "online platform" as any public-facing website, web application, or digital application, including a social network, ad network, or search engine, that sells advertisements and has at least 50 million unique monthly United States visitors or users for a majority of months during the preceding 12 months. The bill expands the definition of "print media" to include any non-video or non-audio message placed or promoted for a fee on an online platform, subjects advertisements in video format that are placed or promoted for a fee on an online platform to the same disclosure requirements to which television advertisements are subject, and subjects advertisements in audio format that are placed or promoted for a fee on an online platform to the same disclosure requirements to which radio advertisements are subject.

Full text:
12/06/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100684D  pdf | impact statement

Amendments:
House subcommittee amendments and substitutes

Status:
12/06/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100684D
12/06/17  House: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/22/18  House: Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #2
02/01/18  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (6-Y 0-N)
02/09/18  House: Continued to 2019 in Privileges and Elections by voice vote