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SB865 SD1     
Report Title: Education; Youth; Students; Youth-serving Agencies; Bullying; Cyberbullying; Educational Institutions; Appropriation ($)
Description: Requires educational institutions and all youth-serving agencies to create and implement anti-bullying policies. Establishes a bullying prevention task force to provide guidance. Outlines the requirements for each institution or agency's policy and specifies reporting, investigation, and appeals procedures involving incidents of bullying. Provides immunity to reporters of bullying in the event of a cause of action for damages arising from the making of a report. Requires institutions and agencies to establish annual bullying prevention programs for youth and to provide bullying prevention training to all employees and volunteers who have significant contact with youth. Requires institutions and agencies to report aggregate figures regarding bullying to the governor and requires the governor to report to the legislature regarding bullying and the effectiveness of anti-bullying policies. Appropriates funds for anti-bullying and suicide prevention efforts in the public schools. (SD1)
Package: Keiki
Current Referral: EDU/HSH, JDL/WAM

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1/26/2015SPassed First Reading.
1/28/2015SReferred to EDU/HSH, JDL/WAM.
1/30/2015SThe committee(s) on EDU/HSH has scheduled a public hearing on 02-04-15 1:30PM in conference room CR229.
2/4/2015SThe committee(s) on HSH deferred the measure until 02-05-15 1:15PM in conference room 016.
2/4/2015SThe committee(s) on EDU recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in EDU were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Kidani, Chun Oakland, Keith-Agaran, Kouchi, Nishihara; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 4 Excused: Senator(s) Harimoto, Dela Cruz, L. Thielen, Slom.
2/5/2015SThe committee(s) on HSH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in HSH were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Chun Oakland, Harimoto, Riviere; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Green, Slom.
2/12/2015SReported from EDU/HSH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 97) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to JDL/WAM.
2/12/2015SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDL/WAM.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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SB865 SD1

EDU/HSH 229 2/04/2015 1:30 PM View
EDU/HSH 016 2/05/2015 1:15 PM View