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Introduced House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Closed captioning. Requires that an owner or operator of a public accommodation must activate closed captioning on all television receivers that are in use during regular hours. Allows the civil rights commission (commission) to investigate violations and enforce compliance. Provides that the commission may impose a civil penalty of $75 for each violation. Establishes certain notice requirements. Requires that the commission waive a civil penalty if an owner or operator complies not later than 30 days after a notice is mailed for the first violation. Closed captioning. Requires that an owner or operator of a public accommodation must activate closed captioning on all television receivers that are in use during regular hours. Allows the civil rights commission (commission) to investigate violations and enforce compliance. Provides that the commission may impose a civil penalty of $75 for each violation. Establishes certain notice requirements. Requires that the commission waive a civil penalty if an owner or operator complies not later than 30 days after a notice is mailed for the first violation.