House Bill 50 (2010)

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House Bill 50 (or BR 231 2010) was prefiled on November 4, 2009 and introduced on January 5, 2010 by Representative Linda Belcher for the 2010 General Assembly.

It is an act relating to digital citizenship.

BR 231 proposes to amend KRS 156.660 to define "digital citizenship" as a set of characteristics that conceptualize the rewards as well as risks facing all technology users; set forth the characteristics; amend KRS 156.675 to require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate an administrative regulation to require that each local school board shall implement an acceptable use policy that requires all school district employees who use technology to comply with the policy which shall include the characteristics of digital citizenship; amend KRS 156.095 to include technology and the characteristics of digital citizenship in the professional development activities which shall be provided for teachers; and amend KRS 158.148 to require local school districts to include in their student behavior codes behavior as it relates to being a good digital citizen.[1]


  • Nov 4 - Filed to Interim Joint Committee on Education.
  • Jan 5 - Introduced in House; to Education (H).
  • Jan 21 - Posted in committee.
  • Jan 26 - Reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar.
  • Jan 27 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 3, 2010.
  • Feb 3 - 3rd reading, passed 95-0.
  • Feb 4 - Received in Senate.



  1. BR 231 on