HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2454        FILED ON: 1/19/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2030

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Carolyn C. Dykema

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to best management practices for wireless in schools and public institutions of higher education.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex

Jack Lewis

7th Middlesex

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.

12th Hampden


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2454        FILED ON: 1/19/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2030

By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2030) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to wireless internet service in schools and public institutions of higher education.  Education.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninetieth General Court
(2017-2018)

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An Act relative to best management practices for wireless in schools and public institutions of higher education.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1. Chapter 71 of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following section:--

Section 98. The department of elementary and secondary education shall develop best practices and guidance for the purchase and installation of wireless internet service in schools. In developing these guidelines, the department shall consider and prioritize practices that protect the health and safety of public school students and staff.

SECTION 2. Chapter 15A of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following section:--

Section 45. The board shall develop best practices and guidance for the purchase and installation of wireless internet service in public institutions of higher education. In developing these guidelines, the board shall consider and prioritize practices that protect the health and safety of public institutions of higher education students and staff.