SB 1086 -  Defamation

by Garcia
Providing proper venue in a county where defamatory material was accessed by a third party; providing that publication of certain media forms the basis of a defamation action; designating the “Protection of Public Figures from False Narratives and Defamation Law”; prohibiting journalists and media outlets from knowingly publishing or disseminating a false narrative or defamatory material about a public figure; providing an alternative standard of proof for actions where the defendant does not identify the source of the defamatory material or when the defamatory action is unrelated to a plaintiff’s status as a public figure, etc.
Effective Date: 07/01/2024
Last Event: 03/08/24 S Died in Judiciary on Friday, March 8, 2024 2:25 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Judiciary
  • Appropriations Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice
  • Fiscal Policy

Related Bills

Staff Analysis

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Vote History

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Judiciary Time: 03/08/2024 - 2:25 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Introduced Time: 01/09/2024 - 9:37 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Committee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Fiscal Policy Time: 01/04/2024 - 6:21 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 12/27/2023 - 10:31 AM Member: Committee: Version: __

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

Statute Other Bill Citations
770.05 CS/CS/HB 757, CS/SB 1780
770.09 CS/SB 1780*
770.11 CS/CS/HB 757, CS/SB 1780

(*) Not the latest version