124th Legislature

First Regular Session

Chapter 99

H.P. 760 - L.D. 1105

Resolve, To Facilitate Training and Education on Dating Violence Prevention

Sec. 1. Review of policies and rules. Resolved: That the Department of Education shall review its policies and rules regarding faculty training and student education on dating violence prevention for students in grades 7 to 12 to determine the extent to which those policies and rules provide sufficient guidance to school administrative units on teaching and training basic principles and definitions of dating violence prevention, how to recognize dating violence warning signs, outlining actions and responses to dating violence, including communications with parents or legal guardians, and defining the characteristics of healthy, age-appropriate dating relationships. The review must also assess the extent to which school administrative unit policies address the issue of dating violence prevention, including the elements and consistency of those policies; and be it further

Sec. 2. Report. Resolved: That the Department of Education shall report to the Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs by March 1, 2010 on the findings of its review under section 1.

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