michigan

“‘At school’ includes conduct using a telecommunications access device or telecommunications service provider that occurs off school premises if the telecommunications access device or the telecommunications service provider is owned by or under the control of the school district or public school academy.”

Act 451 of 1976 (MCL 380.1 – 380.1852) by adding sec. 1310b: “Matt Epling Safe School Law” or “Act 451” http://legislature.mi.gov/doc.aspx?mcl-380-1310b

“‘Bullying’ means any written, verbal, or physical act, or any electronic communication, that is intended or that a reason­able person would know is likely to harm 1 or more pupils either directly or indirectly…”

House Bill 6468 (2010): Crimes; other; cyberbullying; prohibit, and provide penalties. Amends 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.1 – 750.568) by adding sec. 411w. (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/documents/2009-2010/billintroduced/House/htm/2010-HIB-6468.htm) (this law did not pass)

Criminal electronic harassment: http://www.legislature.mi.gov/%28S%28sajlhwgkamegzcyf10oh4blb%29%29/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-750-411h