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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 478

 

January Session, 2009

 

LCO No. 2276

   

Referred to Committee on Education

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. LEBEAU, 3rd Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING THE ELECTRONIC CORRESPONDENCE OF STUDENTS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That sections 10-233c and 10-233d of the general statutes be amended to prohibit school authorities from punishing students for the content of electronic correspondence transmitted outside of school facilities or with school equipment, provided such content is not a threat to students, personnel or the school.

Statement of Purpose:

To protect the First Amendment rights of students.