Digital Citizenship, Internet Safety, and Media Literacy Advisory Council; established. (HB199)

Introduced By

Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Chris Hurst (D-Blacksburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Superintendent of Public Instruction; establishment of the Digital Citizenship, Internet Safety, and Media Literacy Advisory Council. Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to establish and appoint members to the Digital Citizenship, Internet Safety, and Media Literacy Advisory Council (Council), including at least one teacher, librarian, representative of a parent-teacher organization, school administrator, and individual with expertise in digital citizenship, Internet safety, and media literacy. The bill requires the Council to (i) develop and recommend to the Board of Education for adoption a model policy for local school boards that would enable such school boards to better support the digital citizenship, Internet safety, and media literacy of all students in the local school division; (ii) develop and recommend to the Board for adoption model instructional practices for the safe, ethical, and responsible use of media and technology by students in public elementary and secondary schools; and (iii) design and post on the Department of Education's website a page with links to successful instructional practices, curricula, and other teacher resources used in school divisions within and outside of the Commonwealth for the safe, ethical, and responsible use of media and technology by students. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/28/2017Committee
12/28/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101476D
12/28/2017Referred to Committee on Education
01/15/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB199)
01/19/2018Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
01/29/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
01/31/2018Reported from Education with substitute (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Committee substitute printed 18106278D-H1
01/31/2018Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/01/2018Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
02/05/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB199H1)
02/07/2018Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
02/13/2018Left in Appropriations