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House Bill 1465 defines bullying and requires school districts to have bullying policies by July 1, 2012. http://www.legis.nd.gov/assembly/62-2011/documents/11-8212-02000.pdf  “Bullying” means: a. Conduct that occurs in a pub­lic school, on school district premises, in a district owned or leased schoolbus or school vehicle, or at any public school or school district sanctioned or sponsored activity or event; b. Conduct that is received by a student while the student is in a public school, on school district premises, in a district owned or leased schoolbus or school vehicle, or at any public school or school district sanctioned or sponsored activity or event. “Conduct” includes the use of technology or other electronic media.

Code 12.1.17-07 (2009) makes harassment via phone, in writing or via electronic communication a Class A misdemeanor.

http://www.legis.nd.gov/assembly/61-2009/interim/BAAV0200.pdf