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SB 1262: Disability Awareness


Disability Awareness; Requires that district school boards provide disability history and awareness instruction in all K-12 public schools. Requires certification of individuals delivering the instruction. Requires that the Governor's Commission on Disabilities initiate a study on disability awareness training to be conducted by a private nonprofit entity. Requires that the commission oversee a statewide disability awareness training provider and certification program. Requires that the commission promote disability awareness training in all public entities in the state, etc.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Education Pre-K - 12
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)
  2. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/21/2011 Senate • Filed
3/7/2011 Senate • Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Budget -SJ 94
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 93
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Education Pre-K - 12