Bill Status of HB2889 9th General Assembly
Short Description: LIB/SCH-INTERNET USE POLICY
Rep. Michelle Mussman - Karen May, Thomas Morrison and Deborah Mell
| 1/8/2013||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Local Library Act and the School Code. Provides that the written policy established by a board of library trustees for the selection of library materials and the use of library materials and facilities shall include an Internet use policy, which must be filed with the Secretary of State. Requires each school board to adopt an Internet use policy, which must be filed with the State Board of Education. Provides that an Internet use policy shall require (i) filtering technology on all library or school computers that blocks Internet materials that are harmful to minors, including without limitation obscene or sexually explicit matter; (ii) disciplinary measures for violators; and (iii) a component of Internet safety to be integrated into a library's or school's technology programming.