2003-2004 Regular Session - SB 476
Student Code of Conduct; bullying behavior; incidents reported to Education Dept.
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to elementary and secondary education, so as to make certain changes relating to local school board policies regarding bullying in student codes of conduct; to provide for the definition of "bullying behavior"; to provide that policies relating to bullying behavior apply to students in kindergarten through grade 12; to require training on bullying behavior for certain school system personnel; to provide that local school systems provide information to the Department of Education on the number and disposition of bullying incidents reported; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/05/2004 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/03/2004 - Senate Hopper