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HB 781: Corporal Punishment in Public Schools

GENERAL BILL by Fernandez-Barquin

Corporal Punishment in Public Schools; Prohibits teachers from administering corporal punishment; providing requirements for school principals to administer corporal punishment; & prohibits corporal punishment in specified instances.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/25/2019 House • Filed
12/16/2019 House • Referred to PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 65
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 65
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee