H.R. 284 (109th): To amend the Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act to include bullying and harassment prevention programs.


Jan 6, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 6, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Shimkus
Representative for Illinois's 19th congressional district


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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2005
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
1/6/2005--Introduced.Amends the Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act to: (1) include bullying and harassment under the definition of violence; and (2) provide for programs to address and prevent bullying ...

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H.R. 4776 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

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Last Action: Jul 7, 2004

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Jan 6, 2005


46 cosponsors (37D, 9R) (show)
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