Text: H.R.5127 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/16/2014)


113th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5127


To allow funds under title II of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to be used to provide training to school personnel regarding how to recognize child sexual abuse.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 16, 2014

Mr. Takano introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


A BILL

To allow funds under title II of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to be used to provide training to school personnel regarding how to recognize child sexual abuse.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Helping Schools Protect Our Children Act of 2014”.

SEC. 2. Authorization of appropriations.

Section 2103(a) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 6603(a)) is amended by striking “2002” and inserting “2015”.

SEC. 3. Training teachers to recognize child sexual abuse.

(a) State activities.—Section 2113(c) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 6613(c)) is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(19) Providing training for all school personnel, including teachers, principals, and pupil services personnel, regarding how to recognize child sexual abuse.”.

(b) Local educational agency activities.—Section 2123(a) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 6623(a)) is amended by inserting after paragraph (8) the following:

“(9) Providing training for all school personnel, including teachers, principals, and pupil services personnel, regarding how to recognize child sexual abuse.”.

(c) Eligible partnership activities.—Section 2134(a) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 6634(a)) is amended—

(1) in paragraph (1)(B), by striking “and” after the semicolon;

(2) in paragraph (2)(C), by striking the period at the end and inserting “; and”; and

(3) by adding at the end the following:

“(3) providing training for school personnel, including teachers, principals, and pupil services personnel, regarding how to recognize child sexual abuse.”.