BILL NUMBER: AB 1993 CHAPTERED BILL TEXT CHAPTER 418 FILED WITH SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 18, 2014 APPROVED BY GOVERNOR SEPTEMBER 18, 2014 PASSED THE SENATE AUGUST 21, 2014 PASSED THE ASSEMBLY MAY 29, 2014 AMENDED IN ASSEMBLY MAY 27, 2014 AMENDED IN ASSEMBLY APRIL 10, 2014 INTRODUCED BY Assembly Member Fox FEBRUARY 20, 2014 An act to add Section 32283.5 to the Education Code, relating to pupils. LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST AB 1993, Fox. Pupils: bullying. Existing law, the Interagency School Safety Demonstration Act of 1985, among other things, requires the Department of Justice and the State Department of Education to contract with one or more professional trainers to coordinate statewide workshops for school districts, county offices of education, and schoolsite personnel, and in particular school principals, to assist them in the development of their respective school safety and crisis response plans, and provide training in the prevention of bullying, as defined. This bill would require the department to develop an online training module to assist all school staff, school administrators, parents, pupils, and community members in increasing their knowledge of the dynamics of bullying and cyberbullying, as specified. THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: SECTION 1. Section 32283.5 is added to the Education Code, to read: 32283.5. The department shall develop an online training module to assist all school staff, school administrators, parents, pupils, and community members in increasing their knowledge of the dynamics of bullying and cyberbullying. The online training module shall include, but is not limited to, identifying an act of bullying or cyberbullying, and implementing strategies to address bullying and cyberbullying.