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2009-2010 Regular Session - HB 940
Jaheem Herrera-Bianca Walton Safe School Climate Act; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 2 of Article 16 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to discipline of students in elementary and secondary education, so as to enact the "Jaheem Herrera-Bianca Walton Safe School Climate Act"; to provide for legislative findings and intent; to provide for definitions; to prohibit bullying, harassing, or intimidating behavior on school property and at other school related events; to provide that each local board of education shall establish a policy relating to bullying behavior; to require certain provisions in the policy; to revise provisions for purposes of conformity; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/25/2010 - House Second Readers
Jan/14/2010 - House First Readers
Jan/13/2010 - House Hopper