Anti-Bullying Harassment Act
Latest Title: Anti-Bullying and Harassment Act of 2011
Sponsor: Rep Davis, Danny K. [IL-7] (introduced 3/9/2011) Cosponsors (12)
Latest Major Action: 3/21/2011 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.
SUMMARY AS OF:
Anti-Bullying and Harassment Act of 2011 - 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..