ZICKUS-SCHMITZ-BIGGINS-SCULLY-BELLOCK AND PARKE.
SCH CD-COMPUTER ACCESS-MINORS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the School Code. Requires a school board to adopt a
written policy regarding a minor's access to and use of a public
access computer for Internet connectivity. Provides that the written
policy shall require public access computers to be equipped with
software that seeks to prevent minors from gaining access to explicit
sexual materials through Internet connectivity, subject to the
availability of funds for this purpose from the Technology Literacy
Challenge Program or the Technology Success Grant Program. Provides
that the school board shall allow teachers or other authorized adult
employees of a public school to circumvent the filter software to
allow certain minors to have unfiltered access to the Internet or an
online service for specific projects that have legitimate scientific
or educational purposes.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that funds for the software may also come from the
School Safety and Educational Improvement Block Grant Program. Makes
a technical change.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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