12/10/2007 - A bill (H.R. 4340) introduced by Rep. John Sweeney (R-NY) would require that colleges and universities implement plans for investigating violent felonies or missing students. The provision would require that institutions develop and implement a plan within one year that would provide for the coordination of efforts with law enforcement
11/06/2007 - A bill (S.B. 152) that would require school districts in Texas to implement bullying-prevention programs has been approved by the state’s Senate and has been taken up by the House of Representatives.
09/24/2007 - A bill (A.B. 2809) pending before the California Assembly would require the state superintendent of schools to provide funds to school districts to promote school safety and reduce school violence. The bill would also require that the state department of education develop policies to prevent bullying and promote conflict resolution. The department would then make these policies available to individual schools.