Senate Bill 317

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Last Action 03/13/24: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to commercial rights to the use of names, voices, and likenesses.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1661
Sponsors W. Westerfield, R. Thomas
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 365 to define terms; establish property rights in every individual's name, voice, or likeness; establish how those property rights may be transferred or terminated; provide for liability, enforcement, and damages resulting from violation of those property rights.
Index Headings of Original Version Economic Development - Digital property rights, name, voice, and likeness, commercial benefit
Science and Technology - Digital property rights, name, voice, and likeness
Wills and Estates - Property rights, name, voice, and likeness, enforcement
Information Technology - Digital property rights, name, voice, and likeness
Civil Actions - Property rights, name, voice, and likeness, enforcement
Consumer Affairs - Digital property rights, name, voice, and likeness, commercial benefit
Telecommunications - Digital property rights, name, voice, and likeness, commercial benefit
Technology - Digital property rights, name, voice, and likeness, commercial benefit
Property - Digital property rights, name, voice, and likeness
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/27/24
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/29/24
  • to Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor (S)
03/07/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/08/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 12, 2024
03/12/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 36-2 with Committee Substitute (1)
03/13/24
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except amend the definitions of "digital depiction" and "digital voice replica" to make technical changes; delete the provision that property rights of an executor, transferee, heir, or devisee to an individual for commercial purposes may be terminated by proof of nonuse for two consecutive years subsequent to the 10-year period following the individual's death; amend the First Amendment violation provision to add specific uses that are not a violation of this Act.
Index Headings Economic Development - Digital property rights, name, voice, and likeness, commercial benefit
Property - Digital property rights, name, voice, and likeness
Science and Technology - Digital property rights, name, voice, and likeness
Wills and Estates - Property rights, name, voice, and likeness, enforcement
Information Technology - Digital property rights, name, voice, and likeness
Civil Actions - Property rights, name, voice, and likeness, enforcement
Consumer Affairs - Digital property rights, name, voice, and likeness, commercial benefit
Telecommunications - Digital property rights, name, voice, and likeness, commercial benefit
Technology - Digital property rights, name, voice, and likeness, commercial benefit

Last updated: 4/18/2024 12:47 PM (EDT)