georgia

Proposed: “The End to Cyberbullying Act” – includes off campus and cyberbullying

http://www.legis.ga.gov/Legislation/20112012/110632.pdf

SB 250 (2010): http://www.legis.ga.gov/Legislation/20092010/107812.pdf: Students found bullying third time in school year are sent to alternative school, requires that policies against bullying be posted in all middle and high schools, re­quires that bullying policies be included in student and parent handbooks.

O.C.G.A. 20-2-751.4: “…by use of data or software that is accessed through a computer, computer system, computer net­work, or other electronic technology of a local school system…”

1999 Georgia Laws, H.B. 84, Chap. 282 (O.C.G.A. § 20-2-751.4 and O.C.G.A. § 20-2-751.5.) Requires the implementation of a character education program at all grade levels that is to include methods of discouraging bullying and violent acts against fellow students. Adds razor blade to the definition of weapon. http://www.bullypolice.org/ga_law.html
Criminal electronic harassment: Harassing communications