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HB 493: Student Discipline in Public Schools


Student Discipline in Public Schools; Revises provisions relating to rights of parents & public school students; prohibits use of corporal punishment as form of discipline; deletes provisions relating to authority of teachers & principals to administer corporal punishment; revises duties of district school boards & code of student conduct relating to control & discipline of students.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 House - Died in K-20 Competitiveness Subcommittee
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/26/2011 House • Filed
11/4/2011 House • Referred to K-20 Competitiveness Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 51
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 51
3/9/2012 House • Died in K-20 Competitiveness Subcommittee