House Bill 134

Last Action 01/05/21: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to corporal punishment in schools.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 838
Sponsors S. Riley, K. Banta, T. Bojanowski, P. Minter, J. Raymond, K. Timoney, S. Westrom, L. Willner
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS 158.440 to 158.449 to define "corporal punishment"; prohibit a person employed by a school district from using corporal physical discipline; amend KRS 158.444 to remove corporal punishment as a form of discipline in a school; amend KRS 503.110 to remove the exception that permitted the use of physical force by a teacher against a minor.
Index Headings of Original Version Crimes and Punishments - Corporal physical discipline of minor by teacher, use of, prohibiting
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Corporal physical discipline, use of, prohibiting
Children and Minors - Corporal physical discipline, use of, prohibiting


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