Bill Status of SB2081  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  KEEP INTERNET DEVICES SAFE ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Cristina Castro

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Keep the Internet Devices Safe Act. Provides that a "digital device" is an Internet-connected device that contains a microphone. Provides that no private entity may turn on or enable a digital device's microphone unless the registered owner or person (instead of user of the device) configuring the device is provided certain notices in a consumer agreement (instead of a written policy). Provides that a manufacturer of a digital device that does not cause to be turned on or otherwise use a digital device's microphone is not subject to the restrictions on the use of a digital device's microphone. Provides that the exclusive authority to enforce the Act is vested in the Attorney General.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Cristina Castro
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/16/2021SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/16/2021SenateTo Judiciary- Privacy
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments