HB 205 – Abuse & Neglect Resources in Public Schools

Primary House Sponsors: Rep. Ted Davis, Jr. (R-New Hanover); Rep. Donna White (R-Johnston); Rep. Kelly Hastings (R-Cleveland, Gaston); Rep. Pat Hurley (R-Randolph)


This bill requires the State Board of Education to adopt a policy to be implemented by the governing body of each public secondary school to provide students in grades 6-12 with information on child abuse and neglect and age-appropriate information on sexual abuse. The information must be included in a document provided to all students and displayed in a visible, high-traffic area throughout the school.


Filed – 3/2/2021