Bully Center Cyberbullying Support

Montana Anti-Bullying Law

What to do if being bullied?

Are you being cyberbullied?

School responsiblity

News

What to do if you or a friend are being bullied?

If you are being bullied on school grounds, according to state law, you may contact the followng authoraties:

If you are being cyber-bullied you may report the harassment to the following people,

 

Is it bullying?1

 

State Montana
Bullying Law Yes
Include "cyberbullying" No
Include electronic harassment Yes
Criminal Sanction Yes
School sanction No
Require School Policy No
Include off campus behaviors? No

 

Summary2

  • State has a law pertaining to bullying
  • The term cyberbullying is NOT specifically included
  • The law does include electronic harassment
  • The law does provide for criminal sanctions
  • The law does NOT have a school policy on bullying
  • State does NOT follow federal law for off-campus bullying behavior

 

School's reponsibility for OFF campus bullying

News about Bullying in Montana

 

 

Resources

1Horowitz, M. & Bollinger, D.M. (2014). Cyberbullying in social media within educational institutions. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield

2http://cyberbullying.org/Bullying-and-Cyberbullying-Laws.pdf