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2005 SESSION

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HB 2266 Character education; harassment prevention required.

Introduced by: Robert B. Bell | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED HOUSE: (all summaries)

School boards; policies on bullying.  Directs the Board of Education to include bullying in its standards for school board policies on student conduct and requires school boards to include (i) instruction on the inappropriateness of bullying in their character education programs and (ii) bullying provisions in their student conduct codes.  In addition, the measure requires the reporting of incidents of stalking to principals and division superintendents.  Finally, except as may be prohibited by federal law, regulation, or jurisprudence, principals must report certain violent acts, stalking, and other conduct to parents of the minor student who is the target of the conduct; included in this report is disclosure that the incident has been reported to law enforcement, and that the parent may contact law enforcement for further information.  This bill is identical to HB 2879 (Marshall, R.G.).


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