2017 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Chief Sponsors:||Representative Doherty, Power|
|Regular Sponsors:||Representative Hernandez, Nosse (Presession Filed)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to procedures related to hostile education environments; declaring an emergency.|
|Catchline/Summary:||Directs State Board of Education to adopt by rule complaint process to report school district policy in violation of state law prohibiting harassment, intimidation, bullying and cyberbullying.
Directs board to adopt rules relating to complaint investigation and standards to determine whether school district policy prohibiting harassment, intimidation, bullying and cyberbullying complies with and is applied in accordance with state law. Directs Department of Education to establish system to track number of reported incidences of harassment, intimidation, bullying or cyberbullying that occur in each school district. Declares emergency, effective July 1, 2017.
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In House Committee|
|Current Committee:||Joint Committee On Ways and Means|