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SB 1058: Corporal Punishment in Public Schools


Corporal Punishment in Public Schools; Providing that only school principals, and not teachers, may administer corporal punishment to public school students; requiring school principals to notify students’ parents in writing and receive written consent before administering corporal punishment; requiring school principals who have administered corporal punishment to provide parents with written explanations of the punishment; authorizing teachers and other instructional personnel to request that principals administer corporal punishment, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/26/2019 Senate • Filed
12/13/2019 Senate • Referred to Education; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 78
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 78
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Education