Summary

To prohibit employers and certain other entities from requiring or requesting that employees and certain other individuals provide a user name, password, or other means for accessing a... Read More

Status

This bill was introduced on Apr 27, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

Bill Text

A BILL

To prohibit employers and certain other entities from requiring or requesting that employees and certain other individuals provide a user name, password, or other means for accessing a personal account on any social networking website.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Social Networking Online Protection Act''.

SEC. 2. EMPLOYER ACCESS TO PERSONAL ACCOUNTS ON SOCIAL NETWORKING WEBSITES.

(a) Conduct Prohibited.--It shall be unlawful for any employer-- (1) to require or request that an employee or applicant for employment provide the employer with a user name, password, or any other means for accessing a private email account of the employee or applicant or the personal account of the employee or applicant on any social networking website; or (2) to discharge, discipline, discriminate against in any manner, or deny employment or promotion to, or threaten to take any such action against, any employee or applicant for employment because-- (A) the employee or applicant for employment refuses or declines to provide a user name, password, or other means for accessing a private email account of the employee or applicant or the personal account of the employee or applicant on any social networking website; or (B) such employee or applicant for employment has filed any complaint or instituted or caused to be instituted any proceeding under or related to this Act or has testified or is about to testify...

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