New push for anti-bullying legislation
Tricia Norman, the mother of Rebecca Sedwick, speaks after the arrest of two girls for cyberbullying her daughter.
TAMPA - A new push for anti-bullying legislation is underway in the wake of Rebecca Sedwick's death. She is the 12-year-old Polk County girl who committed suicide in September of last year.
Rebecca's mother, Tricia Norman, believes such legislation could have saved her daughter's life.
Lawmakers want those who bully others to face possible consequences for their actions. They have filed House Bill 451, also known as 'Rebecca's Law.'
Norman was in Tampa on Friday to promote the measure.
Click the video player above for the story from Action News reporter Ashley Glass.