HB 2879 Harassment; school bds. to establish measure to prevent, and guidelines for video monitoring.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Character education and student conduct codes; policies on bullying in schools. Directs the Board of Education to include bullying in its standards for school board policies on student conduct and requires school boards to include (i) instruction on the inappropriateness of bullying in their character education programs and (ii) bullying provisions in their student conduct codes. In addition, the measure requires the reporting of incidents of stalking to principals and division superintendents. Finally, except as may be prohibited by federal law, regulation, or jurisprudence, principals must report certain violent acts, stalking, and other conduct to parents of the minor student who is the target of the conduct; included in this report is disclosure that the incident has been reported to law enforcement, and that the parent may contact law enforcement for further information. This bill is identical to HB 2266 (Bell).

Full text:
01/21/05  House: Presented & ordered printed 051530396  pdf | impact statement
02/02/05  House: Committee substitute printed 050959396-H1  pdf
02/25/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2879ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/30/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0484)  pdf

Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed

01/21/05  House: Presented & ordered printed 051530396
01/21/05  House: Referred to Committee on Education
01/27/05  House: Assigned to Education sub-committee: Standards of Quali...
02/02/05  House: Committee substitute printed 050959396-H1
02/02/05  House: Reported from Education with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
02/03/05  House: Read first time
02/04/05  House: Read second time
02/04/05  House: Committee substitute agreed to 050959396-H1
02/04/05  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2879H1
02/05/05  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/05/05  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N)
02/05/05  House: Communicated to Senate
02/07/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/05  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/10/05  Senate: Reported from Ed. & H. with amendments (15-Y 0-N)
02/11/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/11/05  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (39-Y 0-N)
02/14/05  Senate: Read third time
02/14/05  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/14/05  Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
02/14/05  Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/05  Senate: VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/15/05  House: Placed on Calendar
02/16/05  House: Senate amendments agreed to by House (97-Y 1-N)
02/16/05  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 1-N)
02/25/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2879ER)
02/26/05  House: Enrolled
02/26/05  House: Signed by Speaker
02/26/05  Senate: Signed by President
03/21/05  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 484 (effective 7/1/05)
03/30/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0484)