HB 1043 Information Access Act of 1998; created.
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Summary:
Public schools and libraries; Virginia Information Access Act of 1998. Based upon a stated legislative finding that information access through computer hardware, software programs, etc., which are supported in whole or in part by the general funds of the Commonwealth, is a privilege and not a right, creates the Board for Information Access, to develop, design, deploy, maintain, and update information access for (i) students in the Commonwealth's public elementary and secondary schools who are under the age of 18 and (ii) patrons of the Commonwealth's public libraries who are under the age of 18. The 26-member Board would consist of the nine-member Board of Education, the Superintendent of Public Instruction, the 15-member Library Board, and the State Librarian.

Full text:
01/26/98  House: Presented & ordered printed 989082300  pdf

Status:
01/26/98  House: Presented & ordered printed 989082300
01/26/98  House: Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
02/14/98  House: Continued to 1999 in S.T. (22-Y 0-N)