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A04596 Summary:

COSPNSRTitone, Castro, Wright, Gabryszak, Rivera N, Rivera P, Simotas, Gibson, Miller M, Stevenson, Weprin, Lavine, Colton
MLTSPNSRAbbate, Arroyo, Brennan, Clark, Katz, Malliotakis, McDonough, McEneny, Miller J, Murray, Perry, Ra, Saladino, Sayward, Scarborough, Thiele, Tobacco, Weisenberg
Add SS815, 2803 & 816, Ed L
Requires dating violence education and dating violence policies in school districts, board of cooperative educational services and county vocational education and extension boards; "dating violence" means a pattern of behavior where one person uses threats of, or actually uses, physical, sexual, verbal or emotional abuse to control his or her dating partner and includes threats made by cell phone, text message, internet, and other electronic means; requires the department, in conjunction with, to assist schools in developing a policy for dating violence incidents; education to be taught to students regarding dating violence in the annual health curriculum framework for students in grades 7 through 12, and requires respect and self-esteem education be incorporated into the curriculum for students in grades k-6.
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