Greenspan, Fedor Introduced Bipartisan Legislation To Create 'Stop Bullying' License Plate
Funds to support bullying prevention across the state
February 01, 2018
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State Representative Dave Greenspan (R-Westlake) and State Representative Teresa Fedor (D-Toledo) today announced that they introduced House Bill 481, legislation that creates the “Stop Bullying” license plate and Stop Bullying License Plate Fund.

“The Stop Bullying license plate will act as a partner bill to the Ohio Anti-Bullying and Hazing Act, a bill I introduced”, says Greenspan. “To address the bullying issue we recognize that we must work on the preventative side and this license plate bill will provide the funding to do so. Allocating monetary resources to this crucial movement will alleviate the burden from schools and allow administration to focus on what truly matters, our children.”

The license plate will cost twenty-five dollars to buy, with these funds being transferred to the Stop Bullying License Plate Fund. Interested parties and not-for-profits may also donate to the Fund. All money contributed to the fund will be used to support bullying prevention and related-educational programming.

“Bullying prevention education is necessary to protect our children and will support more social-emotional learning, will prevent the harms associated with bullying, and will give our children the language and confidence to stand up for themselves,” said Representative Fedor. “This bill will raise awareness and will allow Ohio to be proactive in our approach to protecting those most vulnerable among us.

House Bill 481 will soon be referred to a House committee for further consideration.

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