H.R.3911 - To amend the Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act to include bullying and harassment prevention programs.113th Congress (2013-2014)
Summary: H.R.3911 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)
Introduced in House (01/16/2014)
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.