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Introduced House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Prohibiting bullying in schools. Requires that the governing body of a school corporation: (1) give priority to the targeted student of an act of bullying to ensure the safety of the targeted student; (2) require school corporations to report the act of bullying to the targeted student's parents within three business days and the alleged perpetrator's parents within five business days after the incident is reported; (3) include provisions in the school corporation's discipline rules that require the school corporation to approve transfers to another school in the school corporation for the targeted student of an act of bullying; and Prohibiting bullying in schools. Requires that the governing body of a school corporation: (1) give priority to the targeted student of an act of bullying to ensure the safety of the targeted student; (2) require school corporations to report the act of bullying to the targeted student's parents within three business days and the alleged perpetrator's parents within five business days after the incident is reported; (3) include provisions in the school corporation's discipline rules that require the school corporation to approve transfers to another school in the school corporation for the targeted student of an act of bullying; and (4) ensure that parents may review any audiovisual materials that contain graphic sexual or violent content used in an anti-bullying or suicide prevention program. ... View more