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CIPA (Children's Internet Protection Act) Documents
- S. 97, 106th Congress, 1st. Session
Original bill introduced January 19, 1999 by Senator John McCain of Arizona with 7 co-sponsors.
"A bill to require the installation and use by schools and libraries of a technology for filtering or blocking material on the Internet on computers with Internet access to be eligible to receive or retain universal service assistance."
Bill Summary and Complete Text
Public Law 106-554 Title XVII
S. 97 as passed was incorporated into the much larger appropriations bill Public Law 106-554 as Title XVII Children's Internet Protection Act.
CC Docket No. 96-45
Federal Communications Commission
The FCC adopted rules to implement the act and issued these as CC Docket No. 96-45 as required by law.
Original text version
Court Opinion No. 02-361
U.S. Supreme Court
Upon being challenged by the American Library Association and others, the U.S. Supreme Court issued Decision No. 02-361, reversing a lower court's decision to suspend enforcement of some provisions of the act.
Prepared by Kate Graf and Jason Stirnaman
Reference Services, Missouri State Library, August 3, 2003