HB 40

  • Georgia House Bill
  • 2015-2016 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 09, 2015
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Elementary and secondary education; bullying; revise provisions


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 2 of Article 16 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to discipline of students in elementary and secondary education, so as to revise provisions relating to bullying; to prohibit bullying and harassment of students and school employees; to require annual reporting of bullying and harassment incidents; to provide for definitions; to provide for requirements for local boards of education, state charter schools, and private schools; to provide for requirements for the Department of Education; to provide for statutory construction; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for an effective date; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Bill Sponsors (5)


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Mar 27, 2015


House Withdrawn, Recommitted

  • Referral-Committee
  • Withdrawal
Juvenile Justice

Mar 03, 2015


House Second Readers

Mar 02, 2015


House First Readers

Feb 26, 2015


House Hopper

Jan 09, 2015


House Prefiled

Bill Text

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