Florida Senate - 2016                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 268
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  02/24/2016           .                                

       The Committee on Fiscal Policy (Clemens) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 33 - 53
    4  and insert:
    5  policy must be implemented by each school principal in a manner
    6  that is ongoing throughout the school year and integrated with a
    7  school’s curriculum, a school’s bullying prevention and
    8  intervention program, a school’s discipline policies, and other
    9  violence prevention efforts. The school district policy must
   10  contain, at a minimum, the following components:
   11         (a) A statement prohibiting bullying and harassment.
   12         (b) A definition of bullying and a definition of harassment
   13  that include the definitions listed in this section.
   14         (c) A description of the type of behavior expected from
   15  each student and employee of a public K-12 educational
   16  institution.
   17         (d) The consequences for a student or employee of a public
   18  K-12 educational institution who commits an act of bullying or
   19  harassment.
   20         (e) The consequences for a student or employee of a public
   21  K-12 educational institution who is found to have wrongfully and
   22  intentionally accused another of an act of bullying or
   23  harassment.
   24         (f) A procedure for receiving reports reporting of an
   25  alleged act of
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   28  And the title is amended as follows:
   29         Delete lines 5 - 10
   30  and insert:
   31         policy at specified intervals; requiring each school
   32         principal to implement the bullying and harassment
   33         policy in a certain manner and integrate it with the
   34         school’s bullying prevention and intervention program;
   35         requiring the policy to include a procedure for
   36         receiving reports of alleged acts of bullying and a
   37         list of authorized programs that