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SB-579 School safety: bias-related discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying: model handout.(2021-2022)



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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill
No. 579


Introduced by Senator Allen

February 18, 2021


An act to amend Section 234.3 of the Education Code, relating to school safety.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 579, as introduced, Allen. School safety: bias-related discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying: model handout.
The Safe Place to Learn Act requires the State Department of Education to develop, and post on its internet websites, a model handout describing specified rights of pupils and obligations relating to educational equity and the policies addressing bias-related discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in schools.
This bill would require the department to periodically review and update the model handout to ensure the availability of relevant and recent information.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 234.3 of the Education Code is amended to read:

234.3.
 The department shall develop a model handout describing the rights and obligations set forth in Sections 200, 201, and 220 and the policies addressing bias-related discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in schools. This model handout shall be posted on appropriate department Internet Web sites. internet websites. The department shall periodically review and update the model handout to ensure the availability of relevant and recent information.