HB 490 (BR 1591) - T. Kerr
AN ACT relating to the well-being of students.
Amend KRS 156.095 to require professional development relating to the prevention of harassment, intimidation, bullying, violence, and substance abuse for all school employees, plus the prevention of date violence for middle and high school employees; amend KRS 158.148 to include requirements related to harassment, intimidation, and bullying in the local district's discipline code; amend KRS 158.441 to include definitions of "electronic act," "harassment, intimidation, or bullying," and "violence"; amend KRS 158.444 to require the Department of Education to annually send the district's annual statistical report on violence to each district; require the superintendent to notify the largest newspaper in the district that the report is available for review at the board's office; amend KRS 525.070 to conform; name the Act as "The Sam Denham Stand Up for All Students Act."
Feb 28-introduced in House
Feb 29-to Education (H)