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HB806       (?)

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.
Package: None
Current Referral: EDN, JUD, FIN
Introducer(s): C. LEE

Sort by Date Status Text
1/21/2017HPending introduction.
1/23/2017HPass First Reading
1/25/2017HReferred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 3
1/30/2017HRe-referred to EDN, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 7
11/30/2017DCarried over to 2018 Regular Session.

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

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