HARRISBURG, Pa. (KDKA) — A state representative wants to make bullying illegal.

Democratic Rep. Brandon Markosek introduced an anti-bullying proposal that gives police the tools they need to fight bullying in schools.

Markosek said he was bullied as a child and that bullying in schools shouldn’t be tolerated.

Markosek represents the 25th district of Allegheny County, which includes Monroeville, East Pittsburgh and McKeesport.