CS/SB 1724: Discounted Computers/Students
GENERAL BILL by Education ; Wilson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rich ; Miller ; Bullard
Discounted Computers/Students; creates program to offer discounted computers & Internet access to public school students in grades 5 through 12; requires DOE to negotiate terms with computer manufacturers or nonprofit corporations; requires Digital Divide Council to implement pilot project to assist low-income students with purchasing discounted computers & Internet access services; provides for funding & authorizes council to accept grants to implement project, etc.
Last Action: 5/6/2005 Senate - Died in Committee on Ways and Means
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
• Introduced, referred to Education; Education Appropriations; Ways and Means -SJ 00177
• On Committee agenda-- Education, 04/19/05, 1:30 pm, 110-S --Not considered
• On Committee agenda-- Education, 04/26/05, 8:30 am, 110-S
• CS by Education; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 00690; CS read first time on 04/28/05 -SJ 00696
• Now in Education Appropriations -SJ 00690
• Withdrawn from Education Appropriations -SJ 00811; Now in Ways and Means
• Died in Committee on Ways and Means
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