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SB 622: Bullying of School Children

GENERAL BILL by Bogdanoff

Bullying of School Children; Prohibiting 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; adding “emotional hurt” to the list of behaviors that indicate that bullying may be involved; defining the term “within the scope of a public K-12 educational institution”; requiring 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 those individuals’ observations, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Education Pre-K - 12
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)
  2. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/20/2011 Senate • Filed
11/2/2011 Senate • Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Budget -SJ 53
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 53
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Education Pre-K - 12