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SB 448: Bullying of School Children


Bullying of School Children; Prohibits bullying or harassment of a student or school employee by use of any computer, computer system, or computer network that is physically located on school property, regardless of ownership. Requires that each school district include in its districtwide policy instruction to students, parents, teachers, school administrators, counseling staff, and school volunteers on how to recognize behaviors that lead to bullying and harassment and how to take appropriate preventative action based on each of those individual's observations, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Education Pre-K - 12
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)
  2. Budget (BC)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/13/2011 Senate • Filed
1/21/2011 Senate • Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Budget; Rules -SJ 41
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 41
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Education Pre-K - 12