New Legislation Regarding Student Discipline (K-12)

A number of legislative bills were proposed in the last legislative term regarding student discipline, some of which the Governor vetoed and some of which were signed into law. This Legal Update summarizes the two most important student discipline bills approved by the Governor on September 21, 2012 – Assembly Bill (“AB”) 1729 and AB 2537. The changes in both AB 1729 and AB 2537 become effective on January 1, 2013.