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S.F. No. 1159 - Social Media Warning (A-2 Delete-Everything Amendment)
Author: Senator Roger C. Chamberlain
Prepared By: Christopher B. Stang, Senate Counsel (651/296-0539)
Date: March 11, 2019


Section 1 [Social Media, Required Warning]

Subdivision 1 establishes definitions for purposes of the bill.

Subdivision 2 requires the operator of a social media platform to give a specified warning upon initial access in a 24 hour period by an account holder in MN. Second warning required if access time exceeds 3 hours in a 24-hour period.

Subdivision 3 requires a retail dealer in mobile devices to give a specified warning in 12 point bold font on paper to a purchaser of a mobile device. The dealer must have the purchaser electronically sign an acknowledgment of receipt.

The act is effective Jan 1, 2020.


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