SB 827 Prohibits the use of corporal punishment and the use of spanking to discipline students in public and private schools
Sponsor: Keaveny
LR Number: 4145S.03I Fiscal Note available
Committee: Progress and Development
Last Action: 4/16/2014 - Voted Do Pass S Progress and Development Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2014

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SB 827 - This act prohibits the use of corporal punishment and the use of spanking to discipline students in schools. Each school district's discipline policy must prohibit the use of corporal punishment and the use of spanking. (Section 160.261)

This act also prohibits private schools from using corporal punishment or spanking to discipline a student. (Section 160.274)

MICHAEL RUFF