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SB 1644: Students With Disabilities in Public Schools


Students With Disabilities in Public Schools; Requiring school districts to prohibit the use of seclusion on students with disabilities in public schools; prohibiting specified restraint techniques; requiring a video camera to be placed in specified classrooms upon the request of a parent; requiring schools to provide written notice to certain individuals of the placement of a video camera; requiring continuing education and inservice training for instructional personnel teaching students with emotional or behavioral disabilities, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/9/2020 Senate • Filed
1/17/2020 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 161
1/22/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 161
2/5/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 02/10/20, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/10/2020 Senate • Favorable by Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 267
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
2/20/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 02/25/20, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/25/2020 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 347
2/26/2020 Senate • Now in Appropriations
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations