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Titles (5)

Short Titles

Short Titles - Senate

Short Title(s) as Reported to Senate

EARN IT Act of 2020
Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies Act of 2020

Short Title(s) as Introduced

EARN IT Act of 2020
Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies Act of 2020

Official Titles

Official Titles - Senate

Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to establish a National Commission on Online Child Sexual Exploitation Prevention, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (2)

Date Actions Overview
07/20/2020Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Graham with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
03/05/2020Introduced in Senate

All Actions (5)

Date All Actions
07/20/2020Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 491.
Action By: Senate
07/20/2020Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Graham with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
07/02/2020Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
03/11/2020Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
03/05/2020Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (16)


Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Judiciary03/05/2020 Referred to
03/11/2020 Hearings by
07/02/2020 Markup by
07/20/2020 Reported by

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Latest Summary (2)

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Reported to Senate (07/20/2020)

Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies Act of 2020 or the EARN IT Act of 2020

This bill revises the framework governing the prevention of online sexual exploitation of children.

Among other things, the bill does the following:

  • establishes the National Commission on Online Child Sexual Exploitation Prevention,
  • directs the commission to develop best practices for interactive online services providers (e.g., Facebook and Twitter) to prevent the online sexual exploitation of children,
  • limits the liability protections of online service providers with respect to claims alleging violations of child sexual exploitation laws, and
  • replaces statutory references to child pornography with child sexual abuse material.