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1 State of Arkansas
2 93rd General Assembly A Bill
3 Regular Session, 2021 SENATE BILL 170
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5 By: Senator T. Garner
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7 For An Act To Be Entitled
8 AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE UNLAWFUL DISSEMINATION OF
9 PERSONALLY-IDENTIFYING INFORMATION CONCERNING A MINOR
10 VIA A SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
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14 TO PROHIBIT THE UNLAWFUL DISSEMINATION OF
15 PERSONALLY-IDENTIFYING INFORMATION
16 CONCERNING A MINOR VIA A SOCIAL MEDIA
17 PLATFORM.
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20 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS:
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22 SECTION 1. Arkansas Code Title 5, Chapter 27, Subchapter 6, is amended
23 to add an additional section to read as follows:
24 5-27-610. Unlawful dissemination of personally-identifying information
25 of minor via social media platform.
26 (a) As used in this section:
27 (1) "Personally-identifying information" means a person's:
28 (A) First and last name;
29 (B) Date of birth;
30 (C) Residential address;
31 (D) Telephone number;
32 (E) Social Security number;
33 (F) Email address;
34 (G) Social media information;
35 (H) Biometric, health, or medical data;
36 (I) Insurance information;
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1 (J) Financial information; or
2 (K) School or employment locations; and
3 (2) "Social media platform" means a website or computer
4 application designed to facilitate communication between one (1) or more
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6 (b) A person commits the offense of unlawful dissemination of
7 personally-identifying information of a minor via a social media platform if:
8 (1) The person knowingly disseminates the personally-identifying
9 information of a minor with the purpose to intimidate, abuse, threaten,
10 harass, or frighten the minor; and
11 (2) The dissemination of the personally-identifying information
12 causes the minor to be in reasonable fear of physical injury.
13 (c) Unlawful dissemination of personally-identifying information of a
14 minor via a social media platform is a Class C felony.
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