92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB4099
   [ Home ]   [ Back ]   [ Legislation ]
Please enter a bill number.

 Full Text  Bill Status
House Sponsors:

Short description: 
DIGITAL DIVIDE-DCCA COMPUTERS                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates the State Agency Web Site Act. Provides that  each  State      
   agency  shall  include a privacy policy on the agency's web site. Sets      
   forth contents  of  the  privacy  policy.  Provides  that  conspicuous      
   hyperlinks  to  the  privacy policy shall be located on the web site's      
   home page and on other  locations  on  the  web  site  where  personal      
   information is collected or tracking technology is used. Provides that      
   a State agency may not gather data from users on the agency's web site      
   unless  it  demonstrates  a  compelling  need  to  do  so and that the      
   compelling need, if any, shall be identified as  such  and  stated  as      
   part  of  the  privacy  policy.  Amends  the State Finance Act and the      
   Eliminate the Digital Divide Law. Requires the Department of  Commerce      
   and  Community  Affairs  to  provide  computers  to  persons  who lack      
   computer skills and who reside with a student eligible to receive free      
   school lunches. Requires the Department of Central Management Services      
   to create and maintain a website where the  recipients  may  train  in      
   computer  use.  Requires  the  Department  of  Commerce  and Community      
   Affairs to track and assess recipients' progress and to report to  the      
   Governor and the General Assembly after 3 years. Creates the necessary      
   special fund within the State treasury. Creates the Governor-appointed      
   Eliminate  the Digital Divide Board to (i) oversee the programs of the      
   Eliminate the Digital  Divide  Law,  (ii)  assist  the  Department  of      
   Central  Management Services in the creation of the website, and (iii)      
   report annually to the Governor and General Assembly.  Some provisions      
   are effective immediately.                                                  
          FISCAL NOTE (Department of Corrections)                              
          There would be no fiscal impact or impact on the corrections         
          CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Department of Corrections)                        
          Same as DOC fiscal note.                                             
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


 Full Text  Bill Status