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HB 1334 Students' personally identifiable information; (DOE) to develop certain policies.

Introduced by: R. Steven Landes | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED HOUSE: (all summaries)

Students' personally identifiable information. Requires the Department of Education to develop and make publicly available on its website policies to ensure state and local compliance with the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and state law applicable to students' personally identifiable information, including policies for (i) access to students' personally identifiable information and (ii) the approval of requests for student data from public and private entities and individuals for the purpose of research. The bill requires the Department and each local school division to notify the parent of any student whose personally identifiable information contained in electronic records could reasonably be assumed to have been disclosed in violation of FERPA or state law applicable to such information, except as otherwise provided in certain other provisions of law. Such notification shall include the (a) date, estimated date, or date range of the disclosure; (b) type of information that was or is reasonably believed to have been disclosed; and (c) remedial measures taken or planned in response to the disclosure.


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