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Legislation and Changes

Presidential Proclamation
National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, 2011
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House Bill 121 (original bill language)
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Texas Education Code 37.0831
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TEX ED. CODE ANN. ยง 37.0831 : Texas Statutes - Section 37.0831: DATING VIOLENCE POLICIES

(a) Each school district shall adopt and implement a dating violence policy to be included in the district improvement plan under Section 11.252. (b) A dating violence policy must: (1) include a definition of dating violence that includes the intentional use of physical, sexual, verbal, or emotional abuse by a person to harm, threaten, intimidate, or control another person in a dating relationship, as defined by Section 71.0021, Family Code; and (2) address safety planning, enforcement of protective orders, school-based alternatives to protective orders, training for teachers and administrators, counseling for affected students, and awareness education for students and parents. Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 131, Sec. 1, eff. May 18, 2007.

A GUIDE TO ADDRESSING DATING VIOLENCE IN TEXAS SCHOOLS (Protection Order "Stay Away")
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MODEL TEEN DATING VIOLENCE POLICY
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HB944/SB736 (original bill language) website is
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