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HB 50 (BR 231) - L. Belcher

     AN ACT relating to digital citizenship.
     Amend KRS 156.660 to define "digital citizenship" as a set of characteristics that conceptualize the rewards as well as risks facing all technology users; set forth the characteristics; amend KRS 156.675 to require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate an administrative regulation to require that each local school board shall implement an acceptable use policy that requires all school district employees who use technology to comply with the policy which shall include the characteristics of digital citizenship; amend KRS 156.095 to include technology and the characteristics of digital citizenship in the professional development activities which shall be provided for teachers; and amend KRS 158.148 to require local school districts to include in their student behavior codes behavior as it relates to being a good digital citizen.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Nov 4-To: Interim Joint Committee on Education
     Jan 5-introduced in House; to Education (H)
     Jan 21-posted in committee
     Jan 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Jan 27-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 3, 2010
     Feb 3-3rd reading, passed 95-0
     Feb 4-received in Senate
     Feb 8-to Education (S)

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