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SB 1008: Seclusion and Restraint on Students with Disabilities in Public Schools

GENERAL BILL by Flores

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 a 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; prohibiting school personnel from placing a student in seclusion; requiring that parents be notified of a school district’s policies regarding the use of manual physical restraint, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died in Education Pre-K - 12
Location: In committee/council (ED)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/18/2015 Senate • Filed
2/27/2015 Senate • Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Rules -SJ 101
3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 101
5/1/2015 Senate • Died in Education Pre-K - 12