Nebraska Legislation

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Recent Legislation

LB572 – Preventing and responding to cyberbullying and digital citizenship issues

A BILL FOR AN ACT relating to schools; to amend section 79-2,144.

The bill would require school security directors to identify curricular and extracurricular materials to assist school districts in preventing and responding to cyberbullying and digital citizenship issues.

Your input to your State Legislators can help make a difference.  Don’t delay; give your input today!
  • Find your State Legislators’ contact info here

    Search for your State Representative in the House of Representatives and your State Senator in the State Senate

  • Write an Email

    to both your State Representative and your State Senator or call them and ask them to support the bills that promote Media Literacy–be sure to use specific bill numbers as listed on our Current Legislation page.

    Include your name and address to identify that you are their constituent, and preferably your email and phone number.

    Use your own language, or see language we can suggest below:

    Dear _____: I believe that understanding media is a critical skill for students as the citizens of the future, as media is the predominant information provider of our times and young people need skills to navigate the world of media safely and responsibly.  I ask you to support bills that provide for Media Literacy education, including _______ (bill numbers).

    Sincerely,

    Your Name, Address
    (email and phone)

  • Let Us Know

    about your outreach and THANK YOU–you are helping create a more media literate world!

    Contact your local MLN Chapter Leader:

    Nebraska:
    Lauren K. Terry
    lterry@medialiteracynow.org

NE LB572  |  2015-2016  |  Prior Session Legislation

Jan 21, 2015 – Introduced.

Jan 06, 2016 – Title printed. Carryover bill.

April 20, 2016 – Indefinitely postponed.

25% progression, Died in chamber.

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