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AB 394 - Safe Place to Learn Act

AB 394 - Safe Place to Learn Act








The Safe Place to Learn Act provides clarification and guidance to school districts and the California Department of Education regarding what steps should be taken to ensure compliance with the California Student Safety and Violence Prevention Act of 2000, AB 537 (Kuehl). This necessary clarification helps to ensure that current school safety standards regarding harassment and discrimination are fully and properly implemented. 


Status: Passed Assembly on June 6 by a 47-31 vote. Passed Senate on September 11 by a 24-12 bipartisan vote. Signed by Governor Schwarzenegger; became law on January 1, 2008.

Lead Author: Assemblymember Lloyd Levine

Sponsors: Equality California and Asian Americans for Civil Rights and Equality



Date Last Modified: 4/25/2008
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