SB0764 (CH0229)

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2016 Regular Session



Education - Student Journalists - Freedom of Speech and Freedom of the Press

Sponsored by:

Senator Raskin


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 229

Synopsis:Authorizing student journalists at public schools and public institutions of higher education to exercise freedom of speech and freedom of the press in school-sponsored media; specifying that these freedoms are not limited by the fact that the media is supported financially by the school system, the school, or the institution of higher education, or by use of the facilities of the school; prohibiting student media advisors from using their position to influence a student journalist to promote specified positions; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Raskin and Rosapepe
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingAppropriations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Higher Education
Narrow Subject(s):Censorship
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Education, Boards of
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Libel and Slander
News Media
Public Schools
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
State Universities and Colleges
Statutes:Article - Education
(15-119, 7-121)

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