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S. 3398: EARN IT Act of 2020

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

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Sponsor and status

Lindsey Graham

Sponsor. Senior Senator for South Carolina. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 20, 2020
Length: 112 pages
Mar 5, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Ordered Reported on Jul 2, 2020

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 2, 2020.

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Sen. Whitehouse on Shell Corporations, Beneficial Ownership in Senate Judiciary
    — Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse [D-RI] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 1, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

Prostasia Foundation The EARN IT Act is a trojan horse bill that uses the language of child protection as cover for an insidious agenda to undermine your rights. If this Act is passed, a committee of government appointees could rewrite the rules that ...


Mar 5, 2020

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Jun 25, 2020
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 2, 2020
Ordered Reported

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S. 3398 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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