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2016 Regular Session



Public Schools - Boards of Education - Anonymous Two-Way Text Messaging Tip Programs

Sponsored by:

Delegate Arentz


In the House - Hearing 1/28 at 2:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring each local board of education to establish an anonymous two-way text messaging tip program to allow the reporting of an act of bullying, harassment, or intimidation of a student; requiring each board to publicize the two-way text messaging tip program in specified locations; requiring the completion of a victim of bullying, harassment, or intimidation report form and the provision of a specified transcript to a specified person on receipt of a report of any act of bullying, harassment, or intimidation; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Arentz
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0853 Session: 2015 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Bill imposes a local government mandate which is a directive in a bill requiring a local government unit to perform a task or assume a responsibility that has a discernible fiscal impact on the local government unit
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Advertising
Education, Boards of
Electronic Government
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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October 24, 2017 4:56 P.M.