Eliminating Pornography from Agencies Act reported April 6, 2017, introduced January 24, 2017 by Rep. Mark Meadows [R-NC-11]

I guess accessing porn on federal computers is enough of a problem that Rep. Meadows feels this is necessary.  Why wasn’t it blocked or prohibited before?

H.R.680 – Eliminating Pornography from Agencies Act 

Bill Text



Union Calendar No. 47 115th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 680 [Report No. 115-81] To prohibit accessing pornographic web sites from Federal computers, and for other purposes. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES January 24, 2017 Mr. Meadows (for himself and Mr. Jones) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform April 6, 2017 Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To prohibit accessing pornographic web sites from Federal computers, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Eliminating Pornography from Agencies Act''. SEC. 2. PROHIBITION ON ACCESSING PORNOGRAPHIC WEB SITES FROM FEDERAL COMPUTERS. (a) Prohibition.--Except as provided in subsection (b), not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall issue guidelines that prohibit the access of a pornographic or other explicit web site from a Federal computer. (b) Exception.--The prohibition described in subsection (a) shall not apply to any Federal computer that is used for an investigative purpose that requires accessing a pornographic web site. Union Calendar No. 47




11​ 5th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 680 [Report No. 115-81] _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To prohibit accessing pornographic web sites from Federal computers, and for other purposes.



		
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