SB 942 Corporal punishment.
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Summary:
Corporal punishment. Clarifies the parameters of corporal punishment by amending the language excluding physical pain, injury or discomfort caused by participation in sports, physical education, and extracurricular activity to include the physical pain, injury or discomfort caused by allowed actions to maintain order and prevent violence.

Teachers and other school and school board employees are absolved from civil liability relating to incidental, minor or reasonable physical contact or other actions or the use of reasonable necessary force while acting in compliance with the provisions of the amended section.

This bill is a recommendation of the Joint Subcommittee Studying the Prevention of School Crime and Violence.

Full text:
01/23/95  Senate: Presented & ordered printed LD5835204  pdf
03/13/95  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB942ER)  pdf
03/23/95  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House reprinted (SB942ER)  pdf
04/03/95  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0681)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
Conference amendments

Status:
01/23/95  Senate: Presented & ordered printed LD5835204
01/23/95  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/02/95  Senate: Reported from Education and Health (14-Y 0-N)
02/03/95  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/03/95  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/95  Senate: Read second time and engrossed
02/06/95  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/95  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/95  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/95  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/95  Senate: Communicated to House
02/08/95  House: Placed on Calendar
02/09/95  House: Read first time
02/09/95  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/13/95  House: Assigned to C. J. sub-committee: 3/4
02/17/95  House: Reported from C. J. with amendment (22-Y 0-N)
02/20/95  House: Read second time
02/21/95  House: Read third time
02/21/95  House: Committee amendment agreed to
02/21/95  House: Engrossed by House as amended
02/21/95  House: Passed House with amendment (Block Vote) (100-Y 0-N)
02/21/95  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/23/95  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/23/95  Senate: House amendment rejected by Senate (1-Y 39-N)
02/23/95  Senate: VOTE: CONCUR HOUSE AMENDMENT (1-Y 39-N)
02/23/95  House: House insisted on amendment
02/23/95  House: House requested conference committee
02/23/95  Senate: Senate acceded to request (39-Y 0-N)
02/23/95  Senate: VOTE: ACCEDE TO REQ. FOR CONF. (39-Y 0-N)
02/23/95  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
02/23/95  Senate: Senators: Houck, Saslaw, Woods
02/24/95  House: Conferees appointed by House
02/24/95  House: Delegates: Darner, Dillard, Orrock
02/25/95  Senate: Reading of conference report waived
02/25/95  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/95  Senate: VOTE: ADOPT CONFERENCE REPORT (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/95  Conference: House amendment accepted by conference committee
02/25/95  Conference: Amended by conference committee
02/25/95  House: Conference report agreed to by House (56-Y 42-N)
02/25/95  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (56-Y 42-N)
03/13/95  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB942ER)
03/15/95  Senate: Enrolled
03/15/95  Senate: Signed by President
03/16/95  House: Signed by Speaker
03/23/95  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House reprinted (SB942ER)
03/26/95  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 681 (effective 7/1/95)
04/03/95  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0681)