92nd General Assembly
Status of HB6000
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   New Act                                                                     

        Creates the State Agency Web Site Act. Provides that State agency      
   Web sites may not use permanent cookies or any other invasive tracking      
   programs that monitor and track Web site viewing  habits;  however,  a      
   State  agengy  Web  site may use transactional cookies that facilitate      
   business transactions. Creates the Internet  Privacy  Task  Force  and      
   specifies  its  membership. Provides that the Task Force shall explore      
   the technical and procedural changes that are needed  in  the  State's      
   computing  environment to ensure that visits to State Web sites remain      
   private,  identify  the  threats  to  privacy  from  browsers,  search      
   engines, Web servers, Internet service providers, and  State  agencies      
   and  make recommendations as needed, and, if needed, devise procedures      
   for creating or installing computer programs on State  host  computers      
   that  will  disable cookies and other invasive programs. Provides that      
   the Task Force shall submit reports to the Governor  and  the  General      
   Assembly by December 31 of each year.                                       
   FEB-11-2002  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   FEB-11-2002  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-11-2002  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   FEB-13-2002  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               COMPUTER TECH         
   FEB-22-2002  H  DO PASS/SHORT DEBATE                     010-000-000   HCOM    
   FEB-22-2002  H  PLACED CALENDAR 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                       
   MAR-22-2002  H  SECOND READING-SHORT DEBATE                                    
   MAR-22-2002  H  HELD ON CAL ORDER 2ND RDG - SHORT DEBATE                       
   APR-05-2002  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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