Bill Status of SB2784 98th General Assembly
Short Description: INTERNET SCREENING LIBRARIES
Sen. Kwame Raoul - Jacqueline Y. Collins
| 1/13/2015||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Internet Screening in Public Libraries Act. Provides that each public library must have a technology protection measure to prevent the display on a public computer of any visual depictions that are obscene, child pornography, or harmful to minors. Allows a public library to disable the technology protection measure for an adult engaged in legitimate research or some other lawful purpose. Requires the State Librarian to adopt rules to implement and administer the Act. Amends the State Finance Act to add the Internet Screening in Public Libraries Fund. Provides that fines under the Act are to be deposited into the Fund. Requires the State Librarian to use amounts in the Fund, subject to appropriation, to implement and administer the Act. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement.