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Text of the Helping Schools Protect Our Children Act of 2013

This bill was introduced on April 17, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Apr 17, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 756

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 17, 2013

(for herself andMr. Blunt) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to theCommittee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

A BILL

To allow funds under title II of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to be used to provide training to school personnel regarding how to recognize child sexual abuse.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Helping Schools Protect Our Children Act of 2013 .

2.

Training teachers to recognize child sexual abuse

(a)

State activities

Section 2113(c) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965( 20 U.S.C. 6613(c) )is amended by adding at the end the following:

(19)

Providing training for all school personnel, including teachers, principals, and pupil services personnel, regarding how to recognize child sexual abuse.

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(b)

Local educational agency activities

Section 2123(a) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965( 20 U.S.C. 6623(a) )is amended by inserting afterparagraph (8)the following:

(9)

Providing training for all school personnel, including teachers, principals, and pupil services personnel, regarding how to recognize child sexual abuse.

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(c)

Eligible partnership activities

Section 2134(a) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965( 20 U.S.C. 6634(a) )is amended—

(1)

inparagraph (1)(B), by strikingandafter the semicolon;

(2)

inparagraph (2)(C), by striking the period at the end and inserting; and; and

(3)

by adding at the end the following:

(3)

providing training for school personnel, including teachers, principals, and pupil services personnel, regarding how to recognize child sexual abuse.

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