Senate Bill 1555 (July 1, 2012): “Each school district shall adopt a policy prohibiting harassment, intimidation or bullying and prohibiting cyberbullying.” “(B) Require a school employee to report an act of harassment, intimidation or bullying or an act of cyberbullying…”
“School districts must incorporate into existing training programs for students and school employees information related to: (a) The prevention of, and the appropriate response to, acts of harassment, intimidation and bullying and acts of cyberbullying[.];”
Chapter 647 Oregon Laws 2007
339.351. As used in ORS 339.351 to 339.364[,]:
(1) “Cyberbullying” means the use of any electronic communication device to harass, intimidate or bully.
(2) “Harassment, intimidation or bullying” means any act that substantially interferes with a student’s educational benefits, opportunities or performance, that takes place on or immediately adjacent to school grounds, at any school-sponsored activity, on school-provided transportation or at any official school bus stop, and that has the effect of:
[(1)] (a) Physically harming a student or damaging a student’s property;
[(2)] (b) Knowingly placing a student in reasonable fear of physical harm to the student or damage to the student’s property; or
[(3)] (c) Creating a hostile educational environment.
339.353. (1) The Legislative Assembly finds that:
(a) A safe and civil environment is necessary for students to learn and achieve high academic standards.
(b) Harassment, intimidation or bullying and cyberbullying, like other disruptive or violent behavior, [is] are conduct that disrupts a student’s ability to learn and a school’s ability to educate its students in a safe environment.
Criminal electronic harassment: https://www.oregonlaws.org/ors/166.065