Login or Sign up

Open States

  1. Introduced Jan 22, 2013
  2. Passed House Feb 25, 2013
  3. Passed Senate Apr 10, 2013
  4. Signed into Law May 11, 2013

HB 1423

Indiana House Bill

Antibullying. Requires the department of education, in consultation with school safety specialists and school counselors, to develop guidelines to assist school corporations and safe school committees in establishing bullying prevention programs, investigation and reporting procedures, and discipline rules. Requires each school corporation to include the number and categories of bullying incidents that occur within the school corporation on the school corporation's annual performance report. Requires each school corporation to provide training to school employees and volunteers concerning the school corporation's bullying prevention program, and to provide annual bullying prevention education to students. Modifies the definition of "bullying". Requires each school corporation to include detailed procedures for investigation and reporting of bullying behaviors in the school corporation's discipline rules. Requires each school corporation to include detailed procedures outlining the use of follow-up services for support services for the victim and bullying education for the bully in the school corporation's discipline rules. Sets out a bullying reporting requirement for each school corporation. Requires that if a board of trustees of a state educational institution elects to govern, by regulation or another means, the conduct of students, faculty, employees, and others on the property owned, used, or occupied by the state educational institution, the regulation must include a policy prohibiting bullying.
Session:
2013 Regular Session
Bill Subjects:
Education Crime
Sponsors (4):

Votes

Actions

Date Chamber  
May 13, 2013 House Public Law 285
May 11, 2013 House Signed by the Governor
May 1, 2013 Senate Signed by the President of the Senate
Apr 30, 2013 Senate Signed by the President Pro Tempore
Apr 29, 2013 House Signed by the Speaker
Apr 18, 2013 House House concurred in Senate amendments; Roll Call 554: yeas 67, nays 9 - Related Vote
Apr 10, 2013 Senate Senator Alting added as cosponsor
Apr 10, 2013 Senate Senator Randolph added as cosponsor
Apr 10, 2013 Senate Returned to the House with amendments
Apr 10, 2013 Senate Third reading: passed; Roll Call 441: yeas 36 and nays 14
Apr 9, 2013 Senate Amendment 3 (Schneider), rejected; voice vote
Apr 9, 2013 Senate Amendment 2 (Pete Miller), prevailed; voice vote
Apr 9, 2013 Senate Second reading: amended, ordered engrossed
Apr 4, 2013 Senate Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
Mar 19, 2013 Senate Senator Wyss added as cosponsor
Mar 19, 2013 Senate Senator Pete Miller added as first sponsor
Mar 19, 2013 Senate Senator Wyss removed as first sponsor
Feb 27, 2013 Senate First reading: referred to Committee on Education and Career Development
Feb 25, 2013 House Cosponsor: Senator Kenley
Feb 25, 2013 House Senate sponsors: Senators Wyss, Kruse and Rogers
Feb 25, 2013 House Referred to the Senate
Feb 25, 2013 House Third reading: passed; Roll Call 221: yeas 77, nays 17 - Related Vote
Feb 20, 2013 House Amendment 1 (Thompson), withdrawn
Feb 20, 2013 House Second reading: ordered engrossed
Feb 18, 2013 House Committee report: do pass, adopted
Feb 18, 2013 House Representatives Behning, Battles and Burton added as coauthors
Jan 22, 2013 House First reading: referred to Committee on Education
Jan 22, 2013 House Authored by Representative Porter

Sources

Data on Open States is automatically collected nightly from the official website of the Indiana General Assembly. If you notice any errors, feel free to contact us or verify that the data matches the official sources below.