|OK||to governor 05/2013||P-12||Modifies the School Bullying Prevention Act|
Modifies the School Bullying Prevention Act. Defines "bullying" as any pattern of harassment, intimidation, threatening behavior, physical a...
|FL||To governor 04/2013||P-12||Bullying in the Public School System|
Defines "cyberbullying." Explicitly prohibits cyberbullying of any student or employee. Extends prohibition of bullying to include bullying ...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Emergency Transfers|
The measure allows a student who has been the victim of harassment, intimidation, and bullying to receive an emergency transfer to another s...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||School Board Cyberbullying Prevention|
From the bill analysis: Amends the public school code to require local school boards to promulgate cyberbullying prevention policies by Augu...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||Parent Seminar on Youth Protection|
Directs a district to offer a parent seminar each year, using either a locally-developed curriculum or a curriculum developed by the state b...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||Bullying Policies|
Defines the term "bullying." Requires school boards to include in their codes of student conduct policies and procedures that include a proh...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||Alternatives to Suspension, Expulsion; Other Means of Correction|
From bill summary: Authorizes a superintendent or principal to use alternatives to suspension or expulsion that are age appropriate and desi...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2012||P-12||Grounds for Suspension and Expulsion|
From bill summary: Provides that, if the district superintendent or principal determines that a pupil has disrupted school activities or oth...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2012||P-12||Students' Criminal Records and Information about Current Police Investigations|
Clarifies individuals and circumstances by which information surrounding a child's detainment under the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 may be us...
|DE||Signed into law 07/2012||pre-K-12||Bullying Reporting|
Requires that all reported incidents of bullying are reported to the Department of Education by a school district or charter school regardle...
|DE||Signed into law 07/2012||pre-K-12||Cyberbullying Policy|
Provides for the development of a statewide, fact-based cyberbullying policy to be adopted by local school districts and charter schools. Pr...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2012||P-12||Electronic Bullying|
Amends provisions related to bullying by electronic means. From bill summary: Identifies specific conduct that constitutes a post on a socia...
|NY||Signed into law 07/2012||P-12||Anti-Bullying|
Provides legislative findings and intent. Extends provisions of Dignity for All Students Act to include explicit references to bullying and ...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Anti-Bullying|
Provides this act is be known as the "Tesa Middlebrook Anti-Bullying Act." Includes disciplinary records in 17:416(A)(4) to records superint...
|ME||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Prohibiting Bullying and Cyberbullying in Schools|
Requires school boards, when amending its policies and procedures that address bullying, to include the following
-procedures for students,...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12|
|Harassment and Bullying|
Clarifies the legal standard required to prove harassment in a civil action. A plaintiff is required to prove both of the following: 1) That...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Bullying|
Defines what constitutes student harassment. Provides defendant is harassing a victim when an image is intentionally malicious or when a sim...
|NJ||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Bullying - Programs and Training|
Provides that, in the event that the necessary programs and services such counseling, support services, intervention services, and other pro...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Antibullying Training and Information Dissemination|
Requires the Virginia Center for School Safety to provide training on antibullying tactics to public school personnel and serve as a resourc...
|OR||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Bullying Policies|
Expands what each school district should include in its policy prohibiting harassment, intimidation or bullying and prohibiting cyberbullyin...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Bullying Policy|
Requires each school district to adopt a policy prohibiting bullying. If a school district does not have a bullying policy, the district mus...
|OH||Signed into law 02/2012||P-12||Anti-Bullying|
H.B. 116 - Anti-Bullying
Enacts the Jessica Logan Act. Amends anti-bullying law to prohibit bullying via an electronic act. Requires local boards to adopt anti-bully...
|MI||Signed into law 12/2011||P-12||Anti-Bullying|
Provides these provisions are be known as "Matt's Safe School Law". Not later than 6 months after the effective date of this act, requires a...
|MN||Issued 11/2011||P-12||Task Force on the Prevention of School Bullying|
Establishes the Governor's Task Force on the Prevention of School Bullying to examine the state of bullying, harassment and intimidation in ...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2011||P-12||Bullying|
From bill summary: Requires the policy adopted by the local educational agencies to prohibit discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bu...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2011||P-12||Bullying|
From bill summary: As of July 1, 2012, encourages the inclusion of policies and procedures aimed at the prevention of bullying in comprehens...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2011||Postsec.||Harassment and Bullying; Nondiscrimination; Gender Identity, Gender Expression and Sexual Orientation|
From bill summary: Requests the Trustees of the California State University, the Regents of the University of California, and the governing ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2011||P-12||Gender Identity and Gender Expression|
Expresses legislative intent that public schools have access to supplemental resources to combat bias on the basis of gender identity and ge...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2011||P-12||Student Suspension and Expulsion and Electronic Communications|
Permits a district to expel a student guilty of gross disobedience or misconduct perpetuated by electronic means. Permits a student to be su...
|HI||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||DOE Compliance with Bullying, Cyberbullying and Harassment Policies|
Requires the board of education to monitor the department of education's compliance with rules or statutes covering bullying, cyberbullying,...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Violence Prevention and Conflict Resolution|
Requires districts to provide instruction in violence prevention and conflict resolution in grades K-12 (rather than in grades 4-12, as prev...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||"Electronic Act" under Anti-Bullying Provisions|
Specifies that an "electronic act" as defined under anti-bullying policies includes a post on a social network Web site. http://www.leginfo....
|CT||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Strengthens School Bullying Laws|
Expands the types of conduct that constitute school bullying and the situations where it can occur. Makes the school principal responsible f...
|IN||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Bullying|
Provides defenses to the crimes of disseminating matter that is harmful to minors, child exploitation, and possession of child pornography i...
|RI||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Safe School Act -- to Combat Bullying|
Enacts the "Safe School Act." to combat bullying. Explicitly prohibits any form or degree of bullying at school. Defines "Bullying" as the u...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Anti-Bullying|
Establishes definition of bullying; includes expression through electronic means (cyberbullying). Permits staff development to include train...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Early Mental Health Intervention and Prevention of Youth Suicide|
H.B. 1386 - Early Mental Health Intervention and Prevention of Youth Suicide
Directs the department of public health, in coordination with the Texas Education Agency, to provide and annually update a list of best prac...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Safe Schools|
Requires the Department of Education to establish and recommend training programs for members of the State Board of Education, boards of tru...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Cyberbulling|
Prohibits a minor from using an electronic communication device, such as a cell phone, to possess, transmit or distribute a sexual image of ...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Accountability|
A.B. 138--Report Cards
Revised the requirements for the reports of accountability information prepared by the State Board of Education and the board of trustees of...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Bullying and Cyberbullying Prevention|
Requires that each LEA include a prohibition against cyber-bullying in its existing policy prohibiting harassment, intimidation or bullying ...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Requires Nonpublic Schools Participating in State-funded Education Programs to Adopt Policy on Bullying|
Requires nonpublic schools that participate in state-funded education programs to adopt by March 31, 2012, a policy prohibiting bullying, ha...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Student Bullying Prevention and Education|
Creates a student bullying prevention and education grant program for schools in the department of education.Spells out terms and requiremen...
|CA||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||School Bullying Prevention Awareness Month|
Provides that legislature declares March 2011 to be California School Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, and urges that the issue of bully...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Electronic Bullying and Harassment|
S.B. 100 - Electronic Bullying
Adds to definitions of "Harassment" and "Bullying" to include an incident or act conducted by electronic means. http://www.leg.state.vt.us/d...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Nonpublic Schools Must Adopt Policy Prohibiting Bullying, Harassment & Intimidation|
Requires nonpublic schools that participate in state-funded education programs to adopt, by March 31, 2012, a policy prohibiting bullying, h...
|WV||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Expands the Definition of Harassment, Intimidation or Bullying|
Expands the definition of harassment, intimidation or bullying to include an electronic act, communication, transmission or threat which is ...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Bullying|
Directs school districts to implement following requirements with regard to incidents of bullying, harassment, or intimidation, including cy...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Bullying Policies|
Amends state anti-bullying policy. Defines "attribute" an individual may be bullied for to include: race, color, religion, ancestry, nationa...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Anti-Hazing Policy|
Clarifies that prohibition against hazing includes the initiation into or affiliation with sports programs and other extracurricular activit...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Student Bullying Policies|
Requires the state education department to establish guidelines for district to develop student bullying prevention policies and programs.
|WA||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Relating to Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying and Suicide Prevention|
Requires the offices of the education ombudsman and the superintendent of public instruction to convene a work group on school bullying and ...
|ND||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Bullying Prevention|
Adds six new sections to chapter 15.1-19, relating to the prevention of bullying in public schools.
Defines bullying as conduct that occurs ...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Expanding Scope of Anti-Bullying Laws|
Defines "communication", "cyberbullying" and "harassment". Prohibits students and school employees from engaging in bullying; cyberbullying;...
|VA||Issued 02/2011||P-12||Effectiveness of Antibullying Policies|
Requests the Department of Education to study the nature and effectiveness of local school divisions' antibullying policies. In conducting i...
|NY||Signed into law 09/2010||P-12||Dignity for All Students Act|
Enacts the ''Dignity For All Students Act". Directs school trustees to establish (1) policies and procedures to create a school environment ...
|DE||Signed into law 08/2010||P-12||School Discipline Task Force|
Under current Delaware law, school officials have a mandatory obligation to report to the police and, in certain instances, initiate crimina...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Student Bullying and Code of Conduct|
Each board shall conduct a review of the student code of conduct and amend such code as may be necessary to assure that the policy prohibiti...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Bullying and Gang Prevention|
Makes changes concerning the general assembly's findings concerning bullying prevention education and gang resistance education and training...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Pupil Safety and Violence Prevention|
Revises the statute on pupil safety and violence prevention to include harassment, intimidation, bullying, and cyberbullying.
|MO||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Bullying|
H.B. 1543--Multiple Provisions
This bill specifies that bullying as it relates to required school district anti-bullying policies must include cyberbullying and electronic...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Anti-Bullying and Disrupting Public School|
Amends definition of "bullying" to include cyberbullying and acts committed at school-related locations such as school grounds, school bus s...
|RI||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Special Senate Commission on Cyberthreats, Cyberbullying, Bullying and Sexting|
Creates a special senate commission to study and make recommendations on the problem of cyberthreats, cyberbullying, bullying and sexting. D...
|MA||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Prohibiting Bullying|
Prohibits bullying on school grounds or at a school- sponsored or related activity, a school bus, or through the use of a electronic device ...
|CA||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12|
|P-12 and Postsecondary Campuses as "Discrimination-Free Zones"|
Encourages public education institutions to:
--Designate each campus as a "Discrimination-Free Zone" to provide a safe haven from intoleran...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Prohibiting Bullying|
Prohibits bullying or harassing behavior in the schools. Defines bullying and harassing behavior. Defines hostile environment. Requires all ...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Anti-bullying|
Relates to harassment, intimidation, and bullying of students in public schools; requires each school district to adopt a minimum revised mo...
|UT||Adopted 01/2010||P-12||Bullying and Hazing Policies and Training|
Defines "bullying", "cyberbullying", and "hazing". Requires school districts and charter schools to implement bullying and hazing policies d...
|IL||Signed into law 11/2009||P-12|
Provides that the exercise of free speech, free expression, free exercise of religion or expression of religiously based views by any indivi...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2009||P-12||Negotiation Skills in Individualized Programs of Professional Growth|
Relates to standards and procedures for the issuance and renewal of teaching credentials. Specifies that an individualized program of profes...
|NH||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Commission to Study School Discipline|
This bill establishes a commission to study school discipline. Defines membership and duties of commission.
|NC||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||School Violence Prevention Act|
Enacts the School Violence Prevention Act; defines bullying or harassing behavior; provides that bullying or harassing behavior includes, bu...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Student Discipline|
Requires school districts to prohibit harassment, intimidation, bullying or cyberbullying; considers a school district to be nonstandard if ...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Revised Bully Policies Go to Commissioner|
As introduced, requires an LEA revising its policy prohibiting harassment, intimidation, or bullying, which was filed with the commissioner ...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Student Harassment (Bullying) and Suicide Prevention|
Effective October 1, 2009. Establishes the Student Harassment Prevention Act. Requires local boards to adopt policies by July 2010 to preven...
|MN||Vetoed 05/2009||P-12||Establishment of Model Policies on Bullying|
Relates to education; provides for harassment, bullying, intimidation, and violence policies by school boards; revises provisions requiring ...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Cyber-bullying|
Revises provisions governing safe and respectful learning environments in public schools to include a prohibition on bullying and cyber-bull...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Bullying Provisions Required Rather than Encouraged|
Requires, rather than encourages, school districts to include certain criteria in policies prohibiting harassment, intimidation, or bullying...
|WY||Signed into law 02/2009||P-12||Safety|
Relates to education; provides definitions; provides that harassment, intimidation or bullying is prohibited; requires school districts to a...
|UT||Adopted 02/2009||P-12||Electronic Devices in Public Schools|
Directs all districts and charter schools, by April 2009, to adopt policies governing the possession and use of electronic devices while on ...
Amends rule addressing bullying. Provides that bullying behavior may include definitions provided in Section 53A-11a-101. Requires districts...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2008||P-12||Bullying|
Specifies that bullying, as used in the Interagency School Safety Demonstration Act of 1985, includes acts that constitute sexual harassment...
|NY||Signed into law 09/2008||P-12||Internet Safety and Cyber-Bullying|
Requires the commissioner of education to develop resources and technical assistance for schools to provide to students in grades 3-12 and t...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2008||P-12||Internet Safety Education|
Relates to Internet safety education curriculum. Beginning with the 2009-2010 school year, requires districts to incorporate an age-appropri...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||Conflict Resolution|
Allows training programs in school districts or public schools to teach pupils to resolve conflict without violence, training school staff t...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||Electronic Bullying|
Expands the definition of harassment, intimidation or bullying within the student discipline codes to include harassment, intimidation or bu...
|RI||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Bullying Via Electronic Communications|
Expands the definition of student discipline codes relating to harassment or bullying to include electronic communications. Defines as "Elec...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Bullying and Student Discipline|
Relates to a school learning environment; provides for in-school suspensions; requires a policy to address bullying in schools; provides tha...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Bullying Prevention and Policies|
Relates to school safety; prohibits bullying and harassment; creates the Jeffrey Johnson Stand Up for All Students Act which prohibits bully...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Lockdown Drills; Electronic Bullying, Threatening Behavior|
Adds provision for annual review of school district and higher education institution emergency plans; revises requirements for school distri...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Instruction on Nonviolence|
Urges all public schools to provide instruction on nonviolence as means to conflict resolution as part of character education curriculum. - ...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||School Safety|
Requires any school or local board employee who knows or has cause to believe that a student has been the victim of a violation of any felon...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Cyberbullying|
Defines cyber-bullying. Requires cyberbullying to be addressed in district policies related to bullying. Specifies that district policies mu...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||School Bullying Policies|
Requires the State Board of Education to develop a certain model policy prohibiting bullying, harassment and intimidation in schools; requir...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Bullying/Hazing|
Defines bullying and hazing. Prohibits school employees and students from bullying or hazing, retaliation for reporting bullying or hazing, ...
|UT||Adopted 03/2008||P-12||Standards for School District Discipline Plans|
Provides that all charter schools (and schools if district does not have districtwide plan) must develop a school-wide written model for pre...
|NE||Signed into law 02/2008||P-12|
Requires schools to adopt a bullying policy by July 1, 2009; amends provisions regarding student discipline.Defines bullying as any ongoing ...
|NJ||Signed into law 01/2008||P-12|
|Hate Crime and Bullying Laws|
Revises laws concerning hate crimes and bullying; relates to civil actions for for bias crime victims; adds bias crimes to the list with whi...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Internet Safety Education Act|
Creates the Internet Safety Education Act. Provides that each school may adopt an age-appropriate curriculum for Internet safety instruction...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Anti-Bullying Policies|
Directs each school district to create and maintain a policy on bullying, and to file this policy with the state board of education. Require...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Gang Resistance Education and Training|
Defines "gang resistance education and training" as instruction in conflict resolution, cultural sensitivity, personal goal setting and resi...
|OR||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Cyberbullying|
Defines cyberbullying as any electronic communication device to harass, intimidate or bully and requires school districts to adopt policy pr...
|NJ||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Bullying Through Electronic Communications|
Includes electronic communication in definition of public school harassment, intimidation or bullying; defines electronic communication to m...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Criminal Threatening|
Adds criminal threatening to the definition of an act of theft, destruction, or violence within the safe school zones statute.
|KS||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Bullying Prevention and Character Education|
S.B. 68 (Section 4)
Defines "bullying." Directs each local board, by January 2008, to adopt a policy prohibiting bullying on school property, in a school vehicl...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Prohibiting Electronic Bullying|
Requires locally adopted anti-bullying policies to address bullying in all forms, including electronic forms and forms involving Internet us...
|DE||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Bullying Prevention Act|
Creates the School Bullying Prevention Act. The goals of this Act is to provide a safer learning environment for students attending public s...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Cyber Bulling|
Provides that, by August 1, 2008, each school district shall amend its harassment, intimidation, and bullying prevention policy to include a...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Behavior Modification Plans for Disruptive Students|
Behavior modification plans written for disruptive students must be developed by utilizing evidence-based practices and positive behavioral ...
|IA||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Anti-Harassment and Anti-Bullying Policies|
Relates to the establishment of state and school antiharassment and antibullying policies, Creates specifi protections for sexual orientatio...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2007||P-12||Safety/Student Discipline--Bullying|
Defines bullying and to include cyberbullying in public school district antibullying policies.
|OH||Signed into law 12/2006||P-12||Harassment, Bullying|
H.B. 276 -- Sections on Harassment
Requires the state board of education to develop a model policy to prohibit harassment, intimidation, or bullying in order to assist school ...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2006||P-12||Survey of Student Drug, Alcohol Use and Bullying|
Amends existing law that requires the Attorney General to conduct a biennial survey of drug and alcohol use among pupils enrolled in grades ...
|UT||Adopted 09/2006||P-12||Anti-Bullying Provisions|
Provides definition of bullying, updates authority and purpose, provides for bullying language in district and school plans section, and rem...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Bullying Prevention|
Defines "bullying prevention" as instruction in all of the following:
(2) Student victimization.
(3) Sexual harassment.
|SC||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||School Safety and Bullying|
Enacts the Safe Schools Act to prevent school harassment, intimidation, or bullying, to instruct local school districts to adopt a policy pr...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||School Bullying Policies|
Concerns bullying policies in schools requires school notices be provided to parents and guardians with minimal cost to local and regional s...
|MO||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Anti-Bullying Policies|
Requires every school district to adopt an anti-bullying policy no later than September 1, 2007. Policies may not contain specific lists of ...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Hazing, Harassment, Bullying, Suicide, or Substance Abuse Prevention Training|
H.B. 867 - Section 27
Requires schools to annually submit the names of organizations and individuals who have provided effective hazing, harassment, bullying, sui...
|AK||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Harassment, intimidation and bullying policy|
Requires that each school district shall adopt a policy that prohibits the harassment, intimidation, or bullying of any student by July 2007...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Anti-Bullying Policies|
Allows superintendents and principals suspend pupils for student harassment, intimidation or bullying. Authorizes local boards to adopt rule...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Bullying|
Encourages concerned parents, individuals, and organizations to review and assist in the adoption of policies prohibiting bullying, harassme...
|NJ||Rule Adoption 08/2005||P-12||Programs To Support Student Development|
NJAC 6A:16-1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.5 thru 5.8, 6.1 thru 6.3,7.1, 7.2 thru 7.10, 8 thru 11
Establishes and amends requirements for school district boards relating to development and implementation of school safety plans, cooperatio...
|MN||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Bullying|
H.F. 141 - Multiple Components
Each school board shall adopt a written policy prohibiting intimidation and bullying of any student.
|FL||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12|
Enacts the Chad Meredith Act. Specifies conduct that constitutes hazing at high schools with grades 9-12. Creates new felony and misdemeanor...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Conflict Resolution Reporting|
Amends Tennessee code annotated, section 49-2-118. Present law requires the commissioner of education to randomly select five LEAs from each...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Bullying|
Adds a new section: Sec. 25.0341 and amends several other sections. Defines "bullying. Requires, on the request of a parent or other person...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Student Code of Conduct|
Defines unacceptable student behavior; as including, but not limited to, behavior that negatively affects a student's ability to perform aca...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Public schools as a safe and respectful learning environment;|
Requires the Department of Education to prescribe a policy for public schools to provide a safe and respectful learning environment; prohibi...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Bullying|
Defines "bullying", and requires a school corporation to adopt rules to prohibit bullying. Allows the use of grants from the safe schools fu...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Bullying|
S.B. 1621/H.B. 2114
Requires each LEA to adopt a policy that prohibits harassment, intimidation, or bullying and to forward a copy of the policy to
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||School Antibullying Policies|
Amends antibullying policies. Expands prohibition of bullying to include any activity in school vehicles, at designated school bus stops, an...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||School Boards' Policies on Bullying|
Directs the state board to include bullying in its standards for school board policies on student conduct and requires school boards to incl...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Immunity for School Employees Reporting Bullying|
Establishes immunity from civil damages for any school employee, student, or school volunteer who reports incidents of bullying, intimidatio...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Bullying Policies|
Relates to school district policies on bullying; requires school districts to notify the parents or legal guardians of the district's polici...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||School District Student Misbehavior|
Defines bullying: Bullying" means any overt act or combination of acts directed against a student by another student or group of students an...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Positive Behavioral Interventions|
Requires a county board of education and the Board of School Commissioners of Baltimore City to require elementary schools with a suspension...
|VT||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Harassment in Schools|
Requires boards to adopt policies prohibiting harassment and hazing, including sexual harassment. The stated intent is to: the intent of the...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Hazing and Codes of Conduct|
Requires the Board of Education to include hazing in its guidelines and model policies for codes of student conduct; provides school boards ...
|RI||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 07/2003||P-12||Harassment, Bullying|
H.B. 5919, S.B. 272
This act would require schools to adopt policies that prohibit harassment, intimidation and bullying by students at school. Defines harassme...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||School Districts to Adopt Anti Bullying Policies|
Requires school districts to adopt anti-bullying policies; requires the policies to be filed with the Department of Education. http://www.ar...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12|
Changes repealer from 2003 to 2007 on 1) the School Crisis Management Program, 2) the transfer of the industrial and adult short-term traini...
|WV||Adopted 12/2002||P-12||Code of Conduct STATE ID: 126-99|
Title 126, Series 99
The purpose is to provide districts with a policy of student conduct that will ensure an orderly and safe environment that is conducive to l...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2002||P-12||Conflict Resolution|
Provides that only a school board that adopts a policy to incorporate activities to address intergroup conflict must make information availa...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Bullying and Recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance|
Requires local and regional boards to establish policies addressing bullying in the schools. Policies must include components set out in leg...
|NJ||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Harassment & Bullying Policies|
Requires school districts to adopt harassment and bullying prevention policies....
|OK||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||School Bullying Prevention Act|
The purpose of the School Bullying Prevention Act is to provide a comprehensive approach for the public schools of this state to create an e...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Harassment, Bullying|
Relates to preventing harassment, intimidation, or bullying in schools; relates to the physical harm of a student or the students property; ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2001||P-12||Develop model policies on the prevention of bullying|
Requires the Department of Education to develop model policies on the prevention of bullying and on conflict resolution. Makes the model pol...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Harassment|
Requires superintendent of Public Instruction to develop model policy prohibiting harassment, intimidation or bullying on school grounds, at...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Bullying prevention and education|
Requires school districts to include a specific policy concerning bullying prevention and education; requires school districts to submit ann...
|WV||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Bullying, Harassment, Intimidation|
Specifies that counties must establish policies prohibiting harassment, intimidation and bullying by December 2001; requires the department ...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Conflict Resolution|
Expands from five schools to five LEAs in each grand division who are required to file report with commissioner of education on conflict res...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Conflict Resolution|
Directs the state board of education to develop conflict resolution and peer mediation models and curricula in the public schools....
|MS||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Establishes Comprehensive School Safety Act of 2001|
Creates the School Safety Act of 2001; establishes a school safety center to provide technical and crisis assistance to school districts; au...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2000||P-12||Bullying Grant Program|
Establishes the Bullying Prevention Grant Program for Grades 5 and 6. Provides that schools maintaining grades 5 and 6 would be authorized t...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Conflict Resolution Program|
Encourages local education agencies to extend conflict resolution intervention program implemented in grades 1 and 2 to grades 3 through 6, ...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Conflict Resolution Programs|
(LD 1305)Creates a grant program within the Department of Education to encourage conflict resolution education programs in public elementary...