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senate Bill S. 1047

SAFE Internet Act

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  • Not enacted
    The President has not signed this bill
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      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on the Judiciary
    IntroducedMay 14th, 2009

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Title

SAFE Internet Act

Official Title

A bill to promote Internet safety education and cybercrime prevention initiatives, and for other purposes.

Summary

School And Family Education about the Internet Act of 2009 or the SAFE Internet Act - Authorizes the Director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance to make grants to eligible entities to carry out an age-appropriate, research-based Internet safety education program and other activities relating to Internet safety. Defines "eligible entity" as: (1) a local educational agency, a nonprofit organization, or a partnership between a state educational agency and one or more local educational agencies; or (2) a consortium of elementary schools or secondary schools collaborating with such an entity. Requires the Director, with the concurrence of the Secretary of Education and the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to: (1) enter into contracts with one or more private companies, government agencies, or nonprofit organizations to complete a study on Internet safety; and (2) provide technical assistance to recipients of such grants.