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Pennsylvania lawmaker proposes punishing parents of bullies

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A lawmaker from Pennsylvania has a plan to cut down on bullying by punishing parents for their child's bad behavior.

State Representative Frank Burns wants to require parents to pay up to $750 if their child is a habitual bully.

Burns wants to require school officials to call parents each time their child bullies another student.

The proposal includes cyberbullying, which is a crime in Pennsylvania.

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