- Within 90 days of September 14, 2012, the Mayor shall establish a bullying prevention task force.
- (1) The task force shall consist of representatives from a diversity of the educational institutions and agencies that will be affected by this subchapter, as well as community representatives, including:
- Administrators from educational institutions and agencies;
- School mental health professionals;
- Parents, and legal guardians;
- Direct service providers; and
- In constituting this task force, the Mayor shall consider geographic and socioeconomic diversity as well as other forms of diversity.
- The task force shall:
- Provide guidance to the Mayor on the implementation of this subchapter;
- Within 180 days of September 14, 2012, publicize a model policy, which shall contain each of the components required in § 2-1535.03(b);
- Assist educational institutions and agencies with developing policies in accordance with § 2-1535.03;
- Compile, and make available to each agency, educational institution, and grantee, a list of free or low-cost methods for establishing the bullying prevention programs authorized in § 2-1535.06;
- Within 180 days of receipt of the bullying prevention policies submitted pursuant to § 2-1535.03(c), review each adopted policy for compliance with the requirements of § 2-1535.03(b); and
- Promulgate guidelines to assist the Mayor in evaluating the effectiveness of the bullying prevention policies that have been established.
- The task force shall disband 2 years after its initial meeting; provided, that at the discretion of the Mayor, a one-year extension may be granted by the Mayor.
Historical and Statutory
Legislative History of Laws
For history of Law 19-167, see notes under § 2-1535.01.
DC CODE § 2-1535.02
Current through December 11, 2012
(Sept. 14, 2012, D.C. Law 19-167, § 3, 59 DCR 7820.)