DE HB268 | 2011-2012 | 146th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on July 27 2012 - 100% progression
Action: 2012-07-27 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


This bill requires that all reported incidents of bullying regardless of whether the incidents could be substantiated are reported to the Department of Education by a school district or charter school. The bill also requires that the telephone number of the Department of Justice School Ombudsman be provided to parents, students, faculty and staff and be displayed throughout schools. The bill requires the Department of Education to conduct random audits to ensure compliance with certain bullying reporting requirements by schools. Finally, the bill requires DOE to provide an annual report including all reported and all substantiated incidences of bullying and the results of certain audits regarding bullying reporting.

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An Act To Amend Title 14 Of The Delaware Code Relating To School Bullying.


Roll Calls

2012-05-17 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 16 N: 3 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2012-05-03 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2012-07-27 Signed by Governor
2012-05-17 Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 16 YES 3 NO 1 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
2012-05-16 Reported Out of Committee (EDUCATION) in Senate with 3 Favorable, 2 On Its Merits
2012-05-09 Assigned to Education Committee in Senate
2012-05-03 Passed by House of Representatives. Votes: Passed 40 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
2012-05-03 Amendment HA 1 - Passed in House by Voice Vote
2012-05-03 Amendment HA 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2012-04-25 Reported Out of Committee (EDUCATION) in House with 10 On Its Merits
2012-03-08 Introduced and Assigned to Education Committee in House

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