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HB 1039: School Zero-Tolerance Policies

GENERAL BILL by Jones, M. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Campbell ; Edwards

School Zero-Tolerance Policies; Requires that school zero tolerance policies only require reporting of acts that poses serious threat to school safety to law enforcement & to otherwise handle acts within their own disciple systems; provides requirements for referrals of juveniles to criminal or juvenile justice systems for petty acts of misconduct or misdemeanors; requires school districts to assign expelled students to disciplinary program during period of expulsion; revises requirements for agreements between school districts & law enforcement agencies; requires that certain polices be provided to DOE annually; provides for model policy; making distribution of certain funds contingent on compliance with specified procedures; requires an annual report by commissioner of Education; requires approval of certain policies in order to receive certain funds; provides that certain funds may be used for specified activities.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 House - Died in Choice and Innovation Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/26/2013 House • Filed
3/4/2013 House • Referred to Choice and Innovation Subcommittee; Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Education Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 103
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 103
5/3/2013 House • Died in Choice and Innovation Subcommittee