H.R.1589 - Bullying and Gang Reduction for Improved Education Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-39] (Introduced 03/18/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||05/14/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.|
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Summary: H.R.1589 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/18/2009)
Bullying and Gang Reduction for Improved Education Act - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to add bullying and gang prevention to the violence and drug abuse prevention activities currently supported under the Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities program.
Provides that, in addition to fostering a safe and drug-free learning environment, such program should facilitate healthy, physically active lifestyles.
Makes local park and recreation agencies eligible for funding under the program's mentoring programs for children.