Utah - Bullying Policy Prohibitions: Policy or Plan Requirements

Area: 
Policy Or Plan Requirements
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law requires districts to adopt anti-bullying policies addressing some U.S. Department of Education-recommended policy requirements.

Utah Code 53G-9-605. Bullying, cyber-bullying, hazing, abusive conduct, and retaliation policy.

(3) A policy shall include the following components:

  • (a) definitions of bullying, cyber-bullying, hazing, and abusive conduct that are consistent with this chapter;
  • (b) language prohibiting bullying, cyber-bullying, hazing, and abusive conduct;
  • (c) language prohibiting retaliation against an individual who reports conduct that is prohibited under this chapter;
  • (d) language prohibiting making a false report of bullying, cyber-bullying, hazing, abusive conduct, or retaliation;
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