PROHIBIT CORPORAL PUNISHMENT IN PUBLIC SCHS.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 295 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 6, 2019
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT CORPORAL PUNISHMENT IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
Intro. by Fisher, Johnson.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (Mar 28 2019)
H 295

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 6 2019 - More information

    Includes whereas clauses.

    Amends GS 115C-390.4 by prohibiting corporal punishment instead of allowing each local board of education to determine whether corporal punishment is permitted. Make conforming changes to GS 115C-12, GS 115C-107.7, GS 115C-276, and GS 115C-390.2. Makes a conforming repeal of GS 6-21.4 (which concerned the awarding of attorney's fees in civil actions brought against a public school principal or teacher arising or resulting from the use of corporal punishment).

    Applies beginning with the 2019-20 school year.


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