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Legislation

Learn about school discipline reform laws. While these laws should not be seen as models, they contain helpful provisions or language on specific matters. 

DATA REPORTING AND MONITORING
Arkansas SB 1147
Colorado HB 19-1194
Delaware SB85
Hawaii S.B. 2486
Kentucky Revised Statutes 158.444
Louisiana Act 148
Massachusetts Act 222
New York City Student Safety Act
Rhode Island S2168

LIMITING SUSPENSIONS
California SB 274
Colorado HB19-1194
Connecticut Public Act SB 1053
District of Columbia Law B210001
District of Columbia Law B22-0594
Illinois Public Act 100-0105
Illinois SB100
Indiana Law HB 1421
Maryland Law HB 0425
Minnesota H.F. No. 33
New Jersey Law S2081
North Carolina Law HB 736
Oregon Law SB553
Virginia Law HB 1600
Virginia Law SB 170

DISCIPLINE OF YOUNG CHILDREN
California Law SB419
Colorado Law HB19-1194
Connecticut Public Act SB1053
District of Columbia Law B210001
District of Columbia Law B22-0594
Illinois Public Act 100-0105
Maine Law LD 474, Public Law 2021
Maryland Law HB0425
Massachusetts Act 222
Michigan Laws HB5618, HB5619, HB5693 & HB5694
Minnesota H.F. No. 33
New Jersey Law S2081
Oregon Law SB553
Texas Law HB674
Virginia Law SB 170

SCHOOL POLICING
Nebraska LB 390
South Carolina Bill S131

DUE PROCESS
Illinois SB 100
Massachusetts Act 222
Michigan Laws HB5618, HB5619, HB5693 & HB5694
North Carolina Law HB736
Virginia Law HB 1600

ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES TO DISCIPLINE
Colorado Law HB12-1345
Delaware Law SB85
Florida Law SB1540
Indiana Law HB 1421
Michigan Laws HB5618, HB5619, HB5693 & HB5694
North Carolina Law HB736
Oregon Law SB553

TRAINING SCHOOL STAFF
Delaware Law SB85
District of Columbia Law B22-0594

SECLUSION AND RESTRAINT
Illinois HB 219
Maryland SB0705
Missouri HB432

CORPORAL PUNISHMENT
Colorado Law HB23-1192

Data
Suspension
Young Children
Policing
Due Process
Alternatves
Training
Secluson and Restraint
Corproal Punishment
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