HB0669 (CH0197)

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2017 Regular Session



Public Schools - Boards of Education - Anonymous Two-Way Electronic Tip Programs

Sponsored by:

Delegate Arentz


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 197

Synopsis:Authorizing a county board of education to establish an anonymous two-way electronic tip program; providing that the purpose of the program is for a student, a parent, guardian, or close adult relative of a student, or a school staff member to report acts of bullying, harassment, or intimidation; requiring each county board of education that establishes an anonymous two-way electronic tip program to publicize the program in specified locations; authorizing the Governor to include funding in the State budget for the program; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Arentz, Brooks, Jackson, Kittleman, and McDonough
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0041 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Ways and Means  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Education, Boards of
Electronic Government -see also- Electronic Communication
Harassment -see also- Threats
Publications -see also- Maryland Register
Public Information
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Education
(7-424, 7-424.1)

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November 28, 2017 1:02 P.M.