SB 951, the Anti-Bullying bill, will be heard on Monday, Jan. 21st in the Public Ed subcommittee 1/2 hour after adjournment.
• Prohibits bullying or harassing behavior, including written, electronic or verbal communications, in the public schools, including school property, at any school-sponsored function, or on a school bus;
• Requires each local school district to include in its personnel policies, discipline policies, and code of student conduct a prohibition against bullying or harassing behavior and adopt procedures for reporting, investigating, and addressing such behavior; and
• Requires that policies recognize the fundamental right of every student to protect himself or herself from an attack by another student who has evidenced menacing or threatening behavior through bullying or harassing.
Please call or email members of the Public Education subcommittee urging support of SB 951
Senator Harry Blevins, 804-698-7514, email@example.com
Senator Bill Carrico, 804-698-7540, firstname.lastname@example.org
Senator Janet Howell, 804-698-8283, email@example.com
Senator Mamie Locke, 804-698-7502, firstname.lastname@example.org
Senator Dick Black, 804-698-7513, email@example.com
Please get a few friends to call or email as well.