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Text of To direct the Attorney General to provide grants for Internet crime prevention education programs.

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 13, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate. The text of the bill below is as of Nov 14, 2007 (Referred to Senate Committee).

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HR 4134 RFS

110th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 4134

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

November 14, 2007

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


AN ACT

To direct the Attorney General to provide grants for Internet crime prevention education programs.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. GRANTS FOR INTERNET CRIME PREVENTION EDUCATION PROGRAMS.

    (a) Grant for I-Safe-

      (1) GRANT- Subject to the availability of the funds authorized to be appropriated under paragraph (2), the Attorney General shall provide a grant to i-Safe, Inc., to carry out Internet crime prevention education programs.

      (2) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS- There is authorized to be appropriated $5,000,000 for grants under paragraph (1) for each of the fiscal years 2008 through 2012.

    (b) Competitive Grant Program-

      (1) ESTABLISHMENT- Subject to the availability of the funds authorized to be appropriated under paragraph (2), the Attorney General shall create and administer a competitive grants program for organizations to carry out Internet crime prevention education programs.

      (2) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS- There is authorized to be appropriated $5,000,000 for grants under paragraph (1) for each of the fiscal years 2008 through 2012.

SEC. 2. INTERNET CRIME PREVENTION EDUCATION PROGRAMS DEFINED.

    (a) In General- The term `Internet crime prevention education programs' means programs that serve to educate parents, children, educators, and communities about how to recognize and prevent potentially criminal activity on the Internet.

    (b) Related Definitions-

      (1) POTENTIALLY CRIMINAL ACTIVITY- The term `potentially criminal activity' includes access through the Internet and other electronic devices to potentially illegal activity including sexual or racial harassment, cyberbullying, sexual exploitation, exposure to pornography, and privacy violations.

      (2) CYBERBULLYING- The term `cyberbullying' includes verbal, visual, or written psychological bullying or harassment by an individual or group, using an electronic device or devices including e-mail, instant messaging, text messages, blogs, telephones, pagers, and websites, to support deliberate, repeated, and hostile behavior that is intended to harm others.

Passed the House of Representatives November 13, 2007.

Attest:

LORRAINE C. MILLER,

Clerk.