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Ohio Leaders Discuss Social Media Parental Notification Act

The act is included in the state budget

The push to give parents more control over their child's social media continues, as Governor Mike DeWine’s administration works to get the Social Media Parental Notification Act in the executive budget passed.

DeWine held a press conference Monday morning to discuss the details of the act along with Lt. Gov. Jon Husted, Tony Coder, executive director of Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation, and Lori Criss, director of Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services.

"None of us would think it’s a good idea to allow a stranger to have a conversation in the privacy of your child's room and collect data on them; yet, that's exactly what's happening through these social media applications," Husted said.

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