Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Dispatch from Jones St: Bullying Bill Gets Favorable Vote from Senate Mental Health and Youth Services Committee

Today the Senate Mental Health and Youth Services committee met to debate Senate Bill 526: School Violence Prevention Act. This bill is better known as the bullying bill.  The bill includes a list of enumerated categories that identify students that are most likely to be bullied.  This important list includes students with developmental disabilities.

The bill passed out of the committee with a 6 to 2 favorable vote.  It will now go to the Senate floor.

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