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Ron DeSantis seems likely to veto the bill the Florida Legislature passed to keep kids off social media, so he and the House Speaker are discussing “alternatives”

House Speaker Paul Renner said that he and Gov. Ron DeSantis are trying to work out differences on a bill to keep kids off some social media platforms.

Florida’s Social Media Ban Makes Strange Bedfellows

Out, queer Democratic Rep. Michele Rayner joined Republican House Speaker Paul Renner to support a ban on social media access for kids under 16 years old. Now, she and her peers, like Tsi Day...

The Scoop: Fri., February 23, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Legislature passes ban on kids using some social media A bill that originated in the Florida House has now passed through the State Senate. The bill bars children under 16 from using some social media...
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The Florida Legislature passes a bill banning children 15 and under from having some social media accounts

The Florida bill would require platforms to use age verification before accounts are created, with the verifications also affecting adults.
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The Florida Senate is about to pass a bill to prevent kids from creating some social media accounts

The Florida Senate is ready to pass a high-profile bill that seeks to prevent children under age 16 from creating social media accounts.
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The Scoop: Wednesday, February 21, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

The Senate Education Appropriations Committee approved a bill requiring teaching about the history of communism in Florida's public schools.

The Scoop: Fri., February 16, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Social media bill A proposal that aims to keep children off social media has been revamped by the Florida Senate. The debate on whether or not restrictions in the proposal would be constitutional and if...
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Florida Senators support a revised bill to keep kids off social media

Debate continues about the bill's constitutionality & whether it would infringe on parental rights by keeping Florida kids off social media.
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A Florida Senate panel advances a bill to prohibit kids under the age of 16 from having social media accounts — despite First Amendment warnings

Florida senators Monday evening moved forward with a proposal to try to prevent minors under age 16 from using social media.
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A Florida Senate panel will take up a bill Monday to prevent kids under the age of 16 from having social media accounts; a similar bill already passed the House

The Senate Judiciary Committee will take up a bill that seeks to prevent minors under the age of 16 from having social media accounts, SB 1788
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Ron DeSantis raises concerns about the bill preventing Floridians under the age of 16 from having social media accounts

Ron DeSantis raised legal concerns about the “breadth” of a bill that would prevent children under age 16 from having social media accounts.
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The Florida Senate is poised to take up a bill to prevent children under 16 from having social media accounts after it was passed by the House

Florida Senate President Kathleen Passidomo backs a proposal that seeks to limit children on social media.

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