The Nebraska Legislature passed the Lindsay Ann Burke Act in 2009.
President Hank Bounds: Statement on Diversity and Inclusion “At the University of Nebraska, we come from all walks of life—each of us with a different story.
The Coalition works in partnership with the local network of domestic violence/sexual assault programs as well as state and national organizations to develop policies and procedures that lead to appropriate responses to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking and provide a unified voice on public policy issues.
The Coalition coordinates a public policy committee comprised of Coalition staff, representatives from local domestic violence/sexual assault programs and allied organizations.
To learn more about Lindsay Ann Burke, visit the Lindsay Ann Burke Memorial Fund.
The Lindsay Ann Burke Act requires each public school district to create policies and procedures to address teen dating violence in schools.
The Nebraska Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Coalition is a statewide advocacy organization committed to the prevention and elimination of sexual and domestic violence.
We work to enhance safety and justice for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault by supporting and building upon the services provided by the network of local programs.
Schools must publish these policies in their school handbooks and share the information with parents.
Under this law, all school staff who has contact with students will receive training on teen dating violence.
The laws in this guide may change through legislative or court actions.
The information contained should be considered general information and you should check with an attorney to make sure that the laws have not changed and are applicable to your designed to serve as a guide for judges handling the most common type of legal protection available for victims of domestic abuse: domestic abuse protection orders under the Protection from Domestic Abuse Act.