S. 87 (111th): A bill to amend the procedures regarding military recruiter access to secondary school student recruiting information.

Introduced:
Jan 06, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
David Vitter
Senator from Louisiana
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jan 06, 2009
Length
6 pages
Related Bills
S. 1908 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 31, 2007

H.R. 1091 (Related)
Student Privacy Protection Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2009

 
Status

This bill was introduced on January 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jan 06, 2009
Referred to Committee Jan 06, 2009
 
Summary

No summaries available.

Cosponsors
none
Committees

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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Library of Congress Summary

The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress.


1/6/2009--Introduced.
Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) to revise the process for blocking the access of military recruiters or institutions of higher education (IHEs) to secondary school student information.
Requires ESEA-assisted local educational agencies (LEAs) to notify each secondary school student's parent of the option to submit a written request to the LEA that the student's name, address, and telephone listing not be released to military recruiters or IHEs without the parent's prior written consent.
Prohibits LEAs from providing military recruiters or IHEs access to such information once they have received such consent request, unless the student's parent provides written consent to such access.
Gives students the rights accorded to their parents when they reach age 18.
Requires the Secretary of Defense to notify the Governor of the LEA's state and the Secretary of Education when an LEA denies access to military recruiters.
Requires the Secretary of Education, upon receiving such notice, to determine whether:
(1) the LEA has failed to comply substantially with the requirement to provide military recruiters with access to students and student information unless the parents have filed a prior consent request under this Act; and
(2) the imposition of a penalty or remedy against the LEA is warranted.

House Republican Conference Summary

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