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Anti-Bullying Bill Passes South Dakota House

February 29, 2012, 5:32 AM

Anti-Bullying Bill Passes South Dakota House
PIERRE, SD -

South Dakota school districts without bullying policies would have to adopt one if a bill passed by the House becomes law.

The House approved a measure Tuesday incorporating proposals by  Attorney General Marty Jackley and Sen. Dan Lederman. It provides a model bullying policy school districts lacking one would adopt, though they could modify it.

The bill's model prohibits bullying, sets a procedure for reporting and investigating it and addresses "cyber" or electronic harassment.

Its definition of bullying includes a pattern of "repeated" conduct that causes physical hurt or psychological distress. South Dakota has 12 school districts without a bullying policy.

Lawmakers voted 57-12 Tuesday, sending it back to the Senate.

The Senate's version of the bill lacks the word "repeated" in the definition and wouldn't require the remaining districts to
adopt the model.

This article has been revised to reflect the following correction:
An incomplete sentence was corrected.

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