Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 640 -- Unsolicited Commercial E-mail

Sponsor:  Pearce

This bill creates the crime of aggravated fraudulent transmission
of multiple commercial e-mail messages, a class C felony.  The
Attorney General or any e-mail service provider that is injured
by a violation of the provisions of the bill may bring a civil
action against an offender.  The civil action must be commenced
at any time within two years of the transmission.  The court may
impose a civil penalty against the offender in an amount that is
the lesser of $25,000 for each day a violation occurs or not less
than $2 but not more than $8 for each commercial e-mail message

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93rd General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
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