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CS/SB 268: Bullying and Harassment Policies in Schools

GENERAL BILL by Fiscal Policy ; Ring ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Sachs

Bullying and Harassment Policies in Schools; Requiring school districts to revise their bullying and harassment policy at specified intervals; requiring each school principal to implement the bullying and harassment policy in a certain manner and integrate it with the school’s bullying prevention and intervention program; designating Chapter 2010-217, Laws of Florida, as “Taylor’s Law for Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention”, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/7/2016 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 229 (Ch. 2016-119) -SJ 750
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Fiscal Policy (FP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/11/2015 Senate • Filed
9/17/2015 Senate • Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Fiscal Policy -SJ 22
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 22
1/28/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education Pre-K - 12, 02/02/16, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/2/2016 Senate • Favorable by Education Pre-K - 12; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 303
2/3/2016 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education -SJ 303
2/8/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 02/11/16, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/11/2016 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 402
• Now in Fiscal Policy -SJ 402
2/12/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 02/17/16, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
2/19/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 02/24/16, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/24/2016 Senate • CS by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 497
2/26/2016 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 497
3/1/2016 Senate • CS by Fiscal Policy read 1st time -SJ 499
3/2/2016 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/04/16
3/4/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 714
• Amendment(s) adopted (616816) -SJ 714
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 715
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/7/2016 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 750
• Substituted CS/HB 229 -SJ 750
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 229 (Ch. 2016-119) -SJ 750