House File 826: Sets Goals for Providing Safe and Supportive Schools

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House File 826: Sets Goals for Providing Safe and Supportive Schools
Sponsors:
Representative Davnie, Representative Yarusso, Representative Melin, Representative Mariani, Representative Bernardy, Representative Johnson, S., Representative Isaacson, Representative Liebling, Representative Laine
Summary:

House File 826 would commission school districts to draft policies to prevent and prohibit bullying, cyberbullying, harassment, and intimidation. Additionally the bill provides for monetary grants for schools who meet goals to maintain a safe and supportive environment. The bill explicitly exempts "homeschools" as defined under sections 120A.22, 3.2 subdivision 4, and 120A.24.

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.
Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:
2/21/2013 (House) Introduced and Referred to Education Policy Committee
3/4/2013 (House) Education Policy Committee passes and referred to Civil Law Committee
3/6/2013 (House) Civil Law Committee passes and referred to Government Operations
Committee
3/18/2013 (House) Government Operations Committee passes and referred to
Education Finance Committee
4/2/2013 (House) Education Finance Committee passes and referred to
Ways and Means Committee
4/20/2013 (House) Passed Ways and Means Committee
4/20/2013 (House) Passed Second Reading
5/6/2013 (House) Passed House on Third Reading
5/7/2013 (Senate) Introduced and Referred to Finance Committee
5/14/2013 (Senate) Passed Second Reading
5/19/2013 (Senate) Laid on Table
3/6/2014 (Senate) Withdrawn and re-refered to Education Committee
3/20/2014 (Senate) Committee Report: To Pass as Amended
3/20/2014 (Senate) Second Reading
4/3/2014 (Senate) Special Order: Amended
4/3/2014 (Senate) Passed Third Reading
4/8/2014 (House) Returned from Senate with Amendment
4/8/2014 (House) House Passes as Amended by Senate
4/9/2014 (House) Governor Approval

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