SB0725 (CH0366)

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2018 Regular Session



Bullying, Cyberbullying, Harassment, and Intimidation – School Response

Sponsored by:

Senator Zirkin


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 366

Synopsis:Authorizing a school principal to make a report to a law enforcement agency if, after an investigation is completed, the principal has reason to believe that a student has engaged in conduct that constitutes a certain criminal offense; requiring certain school policies prohibiting bullying, harassment, or intimidation to include procedures for providing notice of an act of bullying, harassment, or intimidation to a parent or guardian of the alleged victim and of the alleged perpetrator within 5 days after the act is reported; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Zirkin, Brochin, Cassilly, Hough, Kelley, Lee, Muse, Norman, Ramirez, Ready, and Smith
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Assault
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Electronic Communication -see also- Comm; Elec.Gov; Lang; Te
Harassment -see also- Threats
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Parents and Guardians -see also- Adoption; Child Custody
Private Schools
Protection Orders
Public Schools
School Administration
Sexual Offenses
Threats -see also- Harrassment; Violence
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Article - Education
(7-424, 7-424.1, 7-424.3, 7-303.1)

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May 15, 2018 3:41 P.M.