TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (NEWSnet/AP) — Florida will have one of the country’s most restrictive social media bans for minors starting Jan. 1,  with the requirements of a bill signed Monday by Gov. Ron DeSantis.

If the new law holds up under expected legal challenges, it would will ban social media accounts for children under 14 and require parental permission for those who are age 15 or 16.

The law was Republican Speaker Paul Renner’s top legislative priority for this session.

The stipulations were amended from a proposal DeSantis, also a Republican, vetoed earlier this month.

The bill DeSantis vetoed would have banned minors under 16 from popular social media platforms regardless of parental consent. But before the veto, he worked out compromise language with Renner to alleviate the governor’s concerns and the Legislature sent DeSantis a second bill.

Supporters in Florida hope the bill will withstand court challenges because it calls for a ban on social media formats based on addictive features such as notification alerts and auto-play videos, rather than on their content.

Several other states have considered how to restrict social media use among minors.

In Arkansas, a federal judge blocked enforcement of a law in August that required parental consent for minors to create new social media accounts.

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