Montana Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies

What term is used in the Montana anti-bullying laws?

Montana does not have an anti-bullying law.

Do these laws cover cyberbullying?

Not applicable.

What groups are listed under Montana state law?

Not applicable.

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Is there a state model policy I can use to create anti-bullying policies at my school or district?

The Montana state model policy (PDF - 296 KB) is available on the Montana Office of Public Instruction website. (PDF - 296 KB)

Which of the key components can be found in Montana anti-bullying laws and policies?

DEFINITIONS
Key ComponentsPresent in Montana State Laws
PurposeYES
ScopeYES
Prohibited BehaviorYES
Enumerated GroupsNO
DISTRICT POLICY REVIEW & DEVELOPMENT
Key ComponentsPresent in Montana State Laws
District PolicyN/A
District Policy ReviewN/A
DISTRICT POLICY COMPONENTS
Key ComponentsPresent in Montana State Laws
DefinitionsN/A
ReportingYES
InvestigationsYES
Written RecordsYES
ConsequencesYES
Mental HealthNO
ADDITIONAL COMPONENTS
Key ComponentsPresent in Montana State Laws
CommunicationsYES
Training/PreventionYES
Transparency/MonitoringNO
Legal RemediesNO

NOTE: Click on the Key Components links to get more information about that component.

What are the Montana state laws that cover bullying?

For More Information

Visit “Bully Free Montana” by the Montana Office of Public Instruction. (PDF - 296 KB)

Information for this page was developed from “Analysis of State Bullying Laws and Policies – December 2011” (U.S. Department of Education) (PDF - 4.6 MB).


Content last updated on March 31, 2014