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HB 1385: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

GENERAL BILL by Schwartz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Kriseman

Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children; Creates "Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children's Educational Bill of Rights"; provides findings & purpose; recognizes unique communication needs of deaf & hard-of-hearing children & encourages development of communication-driven & language-driven educational delivery system; requires DOE to develop communication model to become part of IEP process for deaf & hard-of-hearing students.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 House - Died in K-20 Innovation Subcommittee
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/8/2011 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 126
3/14/2011 House • Referred to K-20 Innovation Subcommittee; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 222
5/7/2011 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in K-20 Innovation Subcommittee