Bill Summary for H 295 (2019-2020)
Mar 6 2019
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AN ACT TO PROHIBIT CORPORAL PUNISHMENT IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS.Intro. by Fisher, Johnson.
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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.