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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 619
Bianca Walton Anti-Bullying Act; enact
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HC: EducationSC:
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., relating to elementary and secondary education, so as to enact the "Bianca Walton Anti-Bullying Act"; to define the term "bullying"; to provide that bullying shall be prohibited at school and at school related activities; to provide that each local board of education shall establish a policy relating to bullying behavior; to require certain provisions in the policy; 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 provide for a model bullying policy by the Department of Education; to provide for immunity; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/01/2007 - House Second Readers
Feb/28/2007 - House First Readers
Feb/27/2007 - House Hopper