Tracking legislation

SBAL_Driehaus_decision_nobgrnd_2Each year, Media Coalition review hundreds of federal, state and local bills that could violate our members’ First Amendment rights. Media Coalition monitors these bills through a watch list, which includes summaries clarifying bill language and highlight potential issues of concern to our members.


Bills we tracked in 2017

2016 • 2015 • 2014


Legislative memos

Media Coalition submits position statements addressing constitutional problems with pending bills. These memos are circulated to the members of the legislature and their staff.

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Harmful to Minors
Mandatory Filtering of Internet Content (Human Trafficking Prevention Act)
Other Content Restrictions
Prior Restraint/Seizure
Ratings Enforcement
Sexually Explicit Content and Minors
Taxation Based on Content
Third Party Liability, Tort Claims and Civil Liability
Violent Content
Zoning and Licensing