H. R. 780
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
June 17, 2009
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
To promote the safe use of the Internet by students, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Student Internet Safety Act of
Promoting the safe use of the Internet by students
Each local educational agency that receives funds under part D of title II of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 6751 et seq.) or part A of title IV of such Act (20 U.S.C. 7101 et seq.) may use such funds to develop and implement programs that promote the safe use of the Internet by students, such as programs that—
educate students about appropriate online behavior, including interacting with individuals on social networking Web sites and in chat rooms;
protect students against online predators, cyberbullying, or unwanted exposure to inappropriate material; or
promote involvement by parents in the use of the Internet by their children.
Passed the House of Representatives June 16, 2009.
Lorraine C. Miller,