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SB 1350: Students with Disabilities/Seclusion & Restraint


Students with Disabilities/Seclusion & Restraint ; Provides legislative findings and intent relating to the use, prevention, and reduction of seclusion and restraint on students with disabilities in public schools. Requires 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. Provides restrictions on the use of manual physical restraint. Prohibits the use of such restraint by school personnel who are not certified to use district-approved methods for applying restraint techniques, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
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. Health Regulation (HR)
  3. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  4. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/23/2011 Senate • Filed
3/7/2011 Senate • Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Health Regulation; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Budget -SJ 101
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 101
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Education Pre-K - 12