Utah Legislation

Utah Legislation 2016-11-29T16:59:50+00:00

Existing Law

House Bill 213 – Safe Technology Utilization and Digital Citizenship in Public Schools

Signed by governor on March 25, 2015. (Passed this session.)

H.B. 213 Safe Technology Utilization and Digital Citizenship in Public Schools

School community councils and charter schools shall:

Advise and make recommendations to school and school district administrators and the local school board regarding safe technology utilization and digital citizenship;

And, provide for education and awareness on safe technology utilization and digital citizenship that empowers:

  • a student to make smart media and online choices
  • a parent or guardian to know how to discuss safe technology use with the parent’s or guardian’s child;

And, shall partner with the school’s principal and other administrators to ensure that adequate on and off campus Internet filtering is installed and consistently configured to prevent viewing of harmful content by students and school personnel.

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