HB 291: Use, Prevention, & Reduction of Seclusion & Restraint on Students with Disabilities in Public Schools
GENERAL BILL by Edwards ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Diaz, M. ; Fasano ; Gonzalez ; Nunez ; O'Toole ; Pafford ; Rodrigues, R. ; Rooney ; Schwartz
Use, Prevention, & Reduction of Seclusion & Restraint on Students with Disabilities in Public Schools; Requires that manual physical restraint be used on student with disability only in emergency when there is imminent risk of serious injury or death to student or others; requires that school provide medical evaluation after student is manually physically restrained; prohibits school personnel from placing student in seclusion; requires that school personnel be trained & certified in use of manual physical restraint; requires that school district develop policies relating to use of restraint.
Last Action: 5/3/2013 House - Died in K-12 Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to K-12 Subcommittee; Education Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 42
• Introduced -HJ 42
• Died in K-12 Subcommittee
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