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AB 420 - Prohibits Student Suspensions for Certain Actions and Misconduct - California Key Vote

Sharon Quirk-Silva voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Student Suspensions for Certain Actions and Misconduct

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (62-16) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Student Suspensions for Certain Actions and Misconduct

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that prohibits student suspensions for certain actions and misconduct.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits an individual in kindergarten or grades 1 to 3 from being suspended due to an act of “willful defiance” (Sec. 1). 
  • Prohibits individuals in kindergarten or grades 1 to 12 from being recommended for expulsion due to an act of “willful defiance” (Sec. 1).    
  • Defines “willful defiance” as defying the valid authority of school officials in the performance of their duties (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that the willful defiance provision of this bill will become inactive on July 1, 2018, unless the legislature establishes an additional statute that extends or deletes this date (Sec. 1). 
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (24-8) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Student Suspensions for Certain Actions and Misconduct

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits student suspensions for certain actions and misconduct.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits an individual in kindergarten or grades 1 to 3 from being suspended due to an act of “willful defiance” (Sec. 1). 
  • Prohibits individuals in kindergarten or grades 1 to 12 from being recommended for expulsion due to an act of “willful defiance” (Sec. 1).    
  • Defines “willful defiance” as defying the valid authority of school officials in the performance of their duties (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that the willful defiance provision of this bill will become inactive on July 1, 2018, unless the legislature establishes an additional statute that extends or deletes this date (Sec. 1). 
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (52-23) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Student Suspensions for Certain Actions and Misconduct

Sponsors

  • Roger Dickinson (CA - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Luis A. Alejo (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom Ammiano (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Cheryl R. Brown (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark R. Leno (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • V. Manuel Pérez (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John A. Pérez (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
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