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SB 1218: Anti-bullying and Anti-harassment in Schools


Anti-bullying and Anti-harassment in Schools; Expanding the information that private schools participating in an educational scholarship program are required to publish and provide to parents; requiring such private schools to adopt bullying and harassment policies; requiring such schools to report bullying and harassment incidents to the Department of Education, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Rules
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/11/2019 Senate • Filed
12/18/2019 Senate • Referred to Education; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Rules -SJ 89
1/6/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 01/13/20, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/13/2020 Senate • Favorable by Education; YEAS 7 NAYS 1 -SJ 153
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 89
• Now in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
1/23/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 01/28/20, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building
1/28/2020 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 214
1/29/2020 Senate • Now in Rules
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Rules