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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)

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  • 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    5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • SB 448, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/13/2011 at 3:22 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 213 Bullying of School Children Bullard Identical Last Action: 5/7/2011 H Died in K-20 Innovation Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (KINS)

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1006.147 Bullying and harassment prohibited. Page 1 (pdf), Page 2 (pdf)

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