H.R.5184 - To amend the Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act to include bullying and harassment prevention programs.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] (Introduced 04/29/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/27/2010 Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5184 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/29/2010)
Amends the Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act to require: (1) states to use grants for safe and drug-free schools to collect and report information on the incidence of bullying and harassment; and (2) local educational agencies (LEAs) and schools to use subgrants to prevent and respond to incidents of bullying and harassment.
Requires such LEAs or schools to: (1) notify parents and students annually of conduct prohibited in their school discipline policies, that now must include bullying and harassment; and (2) establish complaint procedures for students and parents to register complaints regarding such conduct.
Includes bullying and harassment within the Act's definition of violence.