Summary: S.3398 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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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.