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SB 777 - Student Civil Rights Act

SB 777 - Student Civil Rights Act

The Safe Place to Learn Act requires the California Department of Education to regularly monitor what steps school districts have taken to ensure compliance with the California Student Safety and Violence Prevention Act of 2000, AB 537 (Kuehl). The legislation helps to ensure that current school safety standards regarding harassment and discrimination are fully and properly implemented.

Status: Introduced February 23, 2007. Passed Senate on May 24 by a 23-13 vote. Passed by Assembly on September 11 by a 42-19 vote. Signed by Governor Schwarzenegger; became law on January 1, 2008.

Lead Author: Senator Sheila Kuehl (D-Santa Monica)

Sponsor: Equality California




Date Last Modified: 12/15/2010
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