A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ENACT THE JOB AND EDUCATION PRIVACY ACT TO PREVENT EMPLOYERS AND COLLEGES FROM REQUIRING INDIVIDUALS TO DISCLOSE ACCESS INFORMATION FOR SOCIAL MEDIA AND PERSONAL ELECTRONIC MAIL ACCOUNTS.
Enacts new GS Chapter 99F, Job and Education Privacy Act, preventing employers and colleges from requiring individuals to disclose access information for social media and personal electronic mail accounts and prohibits related acts. It is unlawful to take retaliatory action against any individual for that individual's refusal to disclose information protected by this chapter. There are several enumerated exceptions identifying specific scenarios in which this chapter would not apply.
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