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CS/SB 626: Bullying in the Public School System

GENERAL BILL by Education ; Bullard

Bullying in the Public School System; Citing this act as the "Imagine Sheterria Elliot Act"; prohibiting cyberbullying in schools and during school-related activities; expanding the circumstances under which bullying or harassment of any student or employee of a public K-12 institution is prohibited; requiring each school district to incorporate a prohibition on cyberbullying into its policy on bullying and harassment; requiring that such policy mandate that computers without web-filtering software or computers with web-filtering software disabled be used when investigating complaints of cyberbullying, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 4/29/2013 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 609 (Ch. 2013-87) -SJ 725
Location: On Special Order Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/5/2013 Senate • Filed
2/7/2013 Senate • Referred to Education; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 47
3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 47
3/7/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/12/13, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/12/2013 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 7 NAYS 1 -SJ 209
3/14/2013 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/15/2013 Senate • Now in Judiciary -SJ 209
3/18/2013 Senate • CS by Education read 1st time -SJ 214
4/10/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 04/15/13, 1:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
4/15/2013 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 476
• Now in Rules -SJ 476
4/17/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/22/13, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
4/22/2013 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -SJ 480
4/23/2013 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 480
4/26/2013 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/30/13
4/29/2013 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/29/13 -SJ 725
• Read 2nd time -SJ 725
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 609 -SJ 725
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 609 (Ch. 2013-87) -SJ 725