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§ 23-506.1. Internet access to obscene materials prohibited

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEducationEffective: July 1, 2017

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Education (Refs & Annos)
Division IV. Other Education Provisions [Titles 21-End] (Refs & Annos)
Title 23. Libraries (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5. Financing for County Public Libraries (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2017
MD Code, Education, § 23-506.1
§ 23-506.1. Internet access to obscene materials prohibited
Definitions
(a)(1) In this section the following words have the meanings indicated.
(2) “Child pornography” means a violation of § 11-207 of the Criminal Law Article.
(3) “Obscene” has the meaning stated in § 11-203 of the Criminal Law Article.
Policies and procedures to prevent minors from obtaining access to obscene materials
(b) On or before January 1, 2001, each county or board of trustees of a county library shall:
(1) Adopt and implement policies and procedures to prevent minors from obtaining access through the library, by means of the Internet, the World Wide Web, Usenet, or any other interactive computer service to materials that are obscene or constitute child pornography; and
(2) Submit the policies and procedures required under this section to the State Librarian for review.
County libraries regularly monitored
(c) The State Librarian or a designee of the State Librarian shall regularly monitor the county libraries to determine whether each library is complying with the policies and procedures adopted for preventing a minor from obtaining Internet access to obscene materials through the library.

Credits

Added by Acts 2000, c. 9, § 1, eff. July 1, 2000. Amended by Acts 2002, c. 213, § 6, eff. Oct. 1, 2002; Acts 2017, c. 337, § 1, eff. July 1, 2017; Acts 2017, c. 338, § 1, eff. July 1, 2017; Acts 2018, c. 12, § 6.
MD Code, Education, § 23-506.1, MD EDUC § 23-506.1
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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