04RS SB113


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SB 113 (BR 497) - L. Casebier, T. Shaughnessy, E. Scorsone

     AN ACT relating to the safety and well-being of students.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to establish that students must be provided a school environment free of harassment, intimidation, or bullying; amend KRS 158.441 to define "harassment, intimidation, or bullying," and "volunteers"; amend KRS 158.148 to require a school's code of conduct to prohibit harassment, intimidation, or bullying, include procedures for reporting and investigating incidents, and require a school district to provide information and training to employees and volunteers; amend KRS 158.150 to include harassment, intimidation, or bullying as a cause for suspension or expulsion of a student; amend KRS 158.444 to require school districts to report all incidents of harassment, intimidation, or bullying to the Kentucky Department of Education.

     Jan 22-introduced in Senate
     Jan 27-to Education (S)
     Jan 29-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 30-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 6-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (S)

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