2013-2014 Regular Session - SB 279
Education; include cyberbullying in the definition of "bullying"
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 include cyberbullying in the definition of "bullying"; to provide for professional development for bullying prevention strategies and intervention; to provide for linguistically and culturally appropriate notification to parents regarding bullying; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Mar/28/2013 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/28/2013 - Senate Hopper