kansas

H.B 2222, signed by governor on June 28, 2013, clarifies that bullying by a staff member is incorporated into K.S.A. 2012 Supp. 72-8256 (http://kansasstatutes.lesterama.org/Chapter_72/Article_82/72-8256.html) which requires school district policies on bullying.

“Loren’s Law” is named after Loren Wendelburg, who was abused by a teacher when he was in fifth grade. (http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2013_14/committees/misc/ctte_h_ed_1_20130212_03_other.pdf;

http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2013_14/measures/documents/hb2222_00_0000.pdf)

H.B 2758, 2008 Statutes Annotated §72-8256: defines cyberbullying; up to schools to decide punishment;

http://www.kansas.gov/government/legislative/bills/2008/2758.pdf

H.B. 2310: defines bullying

Criminal electronic harassment: Harassment by telecommunication device