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SB 1170: Use, Prevention, and Reduction of Seclusion and Restraint on Students with Disabilities in Public Schools

GENERAL BILL by Flores

Use, Prevention, and Reduction of Seclusion and Restraint on Students with Disabilities in Public Schools; Requiring that manual physical restraint be used only in an emergency when there is an imminent risk of serious injury or death to the student or others; prohibiting the use of manual physical restraint by school personnel who are not certified to use district-approved methods for applying restraint techniques; requiring that each school medically evaluate a student after the student is manually physically restrained; prohibiting school personnel from placing a student in seclusion; providing requirements for the use of time-out, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 Senate - Died in Education
Location: In committee/council (ED)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  4. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/25/2013 Senate • Filed
3/1/2013 Senate • Referred to Education; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 87
3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 87
5/3/2013 Senate • Died in Education