OR SB282 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-0)
Status: Introduced on January 14 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-27 - Public Hearing Scheduled.
Pending: Senate Education Committee
Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm in HR B
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requires Department of Education, in cooperation with Oregon Health Authority, to conduct study to determine and recommend appropriate health standards to govern student use of computers, mobile digital devices and other electronic media in classrooms. Requires department by rule to adopt guidelines for limiting student use of computers, mobile digital devices and other electronic media in classrooms in accordance with health and safety guidelines department develops, allowing parent to give or deny consent for parent's child to participate in curricula that involve extensive work with computers, mobile digital devices or electronic media and offering parent alternative curricula that involve less exposure to computers, mobile digital devices or electronic media. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

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Relating to use of electronic devices in classrooms; declaring an emergency.



2019-03-27SenatePublic Hearing Scheduled.
2019-01-15SenateReferred to Education, then Ways and Means.
2019-01-14SenateIntroduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk.

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