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Governor signs PTA's anti-bullying bill

posted Oct 12, 2011, 11:51 PM by IT Admin
Legislative Information Alert
October 10, 2011
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Governor signs PTA's 
anti-bullying bill
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For Twitter updates on California State PTA's advocacy team, follow our Director of Legislation, 
Patty Scripter, at 

@CAPTAatCapitol

Governor Jerry Brown announced today that he has signed crucial legislation to help protect students from bullying and harassment. The California State PTA sponsored the bill, AB 1156, by Assembly Member Mike Eng.  To read the full press release, click here.

"Every step of the way, our members supported this important bill with thousands of letters to elected officials urging its passage," said Patty Scripter, Director of Legislation for the California State PTA.  "It's a real testament to the power of the PTA voice."

California State PTA acknowledges Assembly Member Mike Eng for his leadership on this issue and commends the Governor for signing this legislation.  We would also like to thank our nearly 1 million members who made their voices heard by writing letters and taking other action to support this bill.